New Canaan Woman, 59, Arrested After Police Find Drunk Teen Downtown

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Police late Thursday arrested a 59-year-old New Canaan woman after officers traced the alcohol consumed by a drunk teen to a house party at her residence.

At about 11:12 p.m. on Sept. 17, officers were dispatched to the train station parking lot downtown on a report of a 16-year-old male found on the ground vomiting from alcohol consumption, officials said.

He subsequently was transported to Norwalk Hospital by New Canaan Emergency Medical Services, according to a police report.

Police investigated where the juvenile had got drunk, and as a result checked on an Overlook Drive home where a youth party had occurred, the report said.

There, police contacted the woman and, at 12:30 a.m. Friday, charged her with permitting a minor to possess alcohol, it said.

A second individual, a 17-year-old female New Canaan resident, was charged for the same offense, police said.

The woman was released after promising to appear Oct. 15 in state Superior Court.

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