Drunk Driving Charge for 64-Year-Old Man


Police early Sunday arrested a 64-year-old Bridgeport man and charged him with driving under the influence.

At about 12:35 a.m. on Aug. 16, an officer on patrol stopped a motor traveling that swerved and nearly crossed the double yellow line while traveling southbound on Route 123, according to a police report.

The officer detected signs of impairment during a subsequent stop, and the man was charged after undergoing field sobriety tests, the report said.

He refused to provide a sample to establish his blood-alcohol level, it said.

Police additionally cited the man for failure to keep right.

He was released on $250 bond and scheduled to appear Sept. 24 in state Superior Court.

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