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Saturday, August 18 News

Trumbull man charged with DUI in New Canaan

NEW CANAAN — Police charged a 48-year-old Trumbull man with drunk driving after he was pulled over for allegedly swerving in the road.

Adam Ellyson, of Waller Road, was spotted driving down East Avenue Feb. 7 around 12:15 a.m. According to police, Ellyson’s car crossed over the double-yellow line into the westbound lane while he was driving eastbound. An officer pulled Ellyson over and smelled alcohol on his breath. Ellyson failed a field sobriety test.

The Trumbull man was charged with failure to drive right and and driving under the influence. He refused a blood alcohol content test. Ellyson posted a $250 bond and was given a Feb. 21 court date.

ekayata@hearstmediact.com; @erin_kayata

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