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Fairfield woman facing DUI charge

December 6, 2018

WESTPORT — PA Fairfield woman was charged with a DUI in Westport, police said.

Around 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 30, an off-duty officer reported a car was operating erratically on Post Road East and crossed over the center lines, struck a curb, and nearly hit another car. The officer provided the registration and description of the suspect car, which was stopped by a patrol unit on Compo Road North.

In speaking with the driver, identified as Dana Montemurno, 63, officers observed her to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, police said.

Montemurno allegedly failed pre-exit tests, as well as field sobriety tests, and was taken into custody and transported to headquarters. She was charged with operating under the influence of drugs/alcohol and released after posting $500 bond.

Montemurno is scheduled to appear in state Superior Court in Norwalk on Dec. 12.

svaughan@hearstmediact.com; 203-842-2638; @SophieCVaughan1

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