Christmas Eve DUI for Woman, 62


New Canaan Police on Christmas Eve arrested a 62-year-old Stamford woman and charged her with driving under the influence. 

At about 9:56 p.m. on Dec. 24, an officer stopped a motorist for running a red light on Old Stamford Road, according to a police report.

During the stop, near the Merritt Parkway, the officer found signs of impairment in the driver, the report said.

She was taken to police headquarters and provided a sample that established her blood-alcohol level at .147, nearly twice the legal limit, it said.

Police additionally cited her for failure to obey a traffic control signal.

She was released on $250 bond and scheduled to appear Jan. 5 in state Superior Court.

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