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DUI Enforcement In Norwalk Nabs Numerous Drivers

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Norwalk police car Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department via Facebook

NORWALK, Conn. — Three drivers were charged with driving while under the influence and one motorist was issued a ticket for not having a 2-year-old child in a seatbelt during a DUI checkpoint held Saturday along the West Avenue corridor, Norwalk Police said.

Six Norwalk Police officers and a pair of Wilton Police officers participated in the enforcement action.

Police also made a felony arrest of an individual who for failing to appear in court on a prior DUI arrest. There was an arrest for driving with a suspended license and three arrests for narcotic or marijuana possession, police said. Four seatbelt violations and 17 infractions for other motor vehicle violations were also issued.

Two additional roving DUI enforcement officers made an additional DUI arrest, two speeding infractions, an additional drug arrest and 10 additional infractions.

The DUI Enforcement Checkpoint was 75 percent funded by the Connecticut Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office.

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