The following is a release from the Stamford Police Department:
The Stamford Police Department increased its patrols over the weekend with the help of State of Connecticut DOT Comprehensive OUI Enforcement Program grant funds. The program is designed to remove drunk drivers from the road so the community can have a safer holiday. This weekend the Police Department made 7 arrests for Operating Under the Influence including two at a Sobriety Checkpoint on East Main Street on Saturday evening.
The Police Department conducts a Sobriety Checkpoint each month and puts out extra patrols during the holiday season. The extra patrols started just before the Thanksgiving Holiday and will continue through New Years Eve.
Arrests this weekend:
- Leon Schweir, 60, San Francisco, CA
OUI, Travel Wrong Way on One Way Street
- Gregory Tretter, 51, Old Long Ridge Rd., Stamford
OUI, Failure to Drive Right
- Ivan Bodnar, 26, Vanbuskirk Ave., Stamford
OUI, Failure to Drive in Propoer Lane
- Emilio Vargas, 36, Stillwater Ave., Stamford
OUI, Failure to Drive Right, Operating without a Driver’s License
- Jose Rivera, 41, Maple Ave., Stamford
OUI, No Insurance
- Minerba Oquendo, 56, Tresser Blvd., Stamford
- David Robertino, 21, Ingleside Dr., Stamford
OUI, Weapons in Motor Vehicle
The Stamford Police Department encourages people who will be attending parties this holiday season to have a designated driver or to take a Taxi cab.