Thanksgiving Day Arrest: New Canaan Woman, 44, Charged with DUI

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Police late on Thanksgiving Day arrested a 44-year-old New Canaan woman and charged her with driving under the influence. 

At about 7:56 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in the parking lot at Acme on Elm Street, police said.

The report included that the driver could be intoxicated and that the she had left the scene of the crash, police said.

Officers traced her license plate to an Oenoke Lane home, and there they saw her getting out of a vehicle, according to a police report. They saw damage consistent with the crash at Acme on her vehicle, the report said.

On speaking to the woman, police detected signs of impairment and she failed field sobriety tests, it said.

At police headquarters she submitted to a test to establish her blood-alcohol level, which came in at .124, more than half again as much as the legal limit, the report said.

She additionally was charged with evading responsibility, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and failure to renew a license.

The woman was released on $500 bond and scheduled to appear Dec. 9 in state Superior Court in Norwalk.

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