Police make two DUI arrests over Labor Day Weekend

A Shelton woman was charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop in the area of Moose Hill Road and Route 110 Friday night.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. a police officer doing speed enforcement with radar on Moose Hill Road observed a BMW X5 drive by at what appeared to be a high rate of speed, according to police.

Police said the SUV was clocked at 49 mph in a 30 mph zone. The officer stopped the vehicle and found the driver had bloodshot, glassy eyes and her speech was slurred, according to the report.

Police said field sobriety tests determined she was under the influence.

The woman, 52, of Lenore Street in Shelton, was charged with traveling unreasonably fast and operating under the influence. She was released on $500 bond for a Sept. 9 court date.

Report of an erratic driver on Main 

A 50-year-old Monroe woman was charged with DUI after her red Hyundai sedan was stopped on Main Street early Sunday morning.

Police responded to an anonymous phone call about an erratic driver heading north on Main Street, near Purdy Hill Road, around 2:30 a.m.

Police said an officer saw the Hyundai being driven slowly in the fog lane in the right shoulder of the road and stopped the vehicle near the intersection with Route 59.

The driver had the odor of an alcoholic beverage on her, her eyes were glassy and field sobriety tests determined she was under the influence, according to the report.

The Hammertown Road resident was charged with operating under the influence and failure to drive in the proper lane. She was released on $500 bond for a Sept. 9 court date.

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