Police Arrest Man, 29, Found Asleep at Wheel Holding Half-Empty Bottle of Champagne

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Police at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday arrested a 29-year-old Dorchester, Mass. man found asleep in the driving seat of a car parked at the Mobil Station with a half-empty bottle of champagne in his hand.

Officers were dispatched to the South Avenue location on a report of a man passed out or asleep in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked there, according to police.

They found the man with the bottle in his hand, and saw marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to a police report.

The man passed field sobriety tests and was charged with drinking while driving. He also was cited for infraction-level marijuana offenses.

Police released the man after he promised to appear Oct. 22 in state Superior Court in Norwalk.

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