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Saturday, January 19 News

New Canaan woman charged with DUI

NEW CANAAN — A 53-year-old New Canaan woman was arrested for allegedly drinking while driving, police said.

On Dec. 31 at 9:27 p.m., an officer observed a vehicle traveling on Elm Street and allegedly saw the driver drinking from a green bottle while driving.

After pulling over the driver, identified as Marian Brennan, a search was conducted and it was determined the drink was alcoholic, police said.

Brennan subsequently failed a field sobriety test and was charged with drinking while driving and driving under the influence.

She posted $250 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 14.

dj.simmons@hearstmediact.com, 203-842-2568