A Stamford man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on July 21 after an officer noticed him driving erratically on Danbury Road, according to statement released by the .
The officer was driving northbound on Route 7 when he noticed a grey sedan in the southbound lane zig-zagging and driving above the speed limit, police said. When the officer looked in his rearview mirror, he noticed that car crossing the yellow double line and, after following it, switching lanes without signaling.
The officer then pulled the sedan over after witnessing the driving operating erratically near the junction at Route 33 and Route 7, police said. After the officer approached the vehicle and asked Kellen Freeman, 24, of 189 Farms Road, to open the window, the officer smelled the odor of alcohol. The officer reported that Freeman's eyes were red and speech was slurred. Freeman allegedly told the officer that he drank three beers.
Freeman failed a sobriety test and his blood alcohol level was recorded at 0.163 shortly after he was pulled over. Freeman told the officer that he was driving from Danbury to Stamford, police said.
Freeman was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, failure to drive in an established lane and failure to signal. He was released on a PTA and is scheduled to appear in on July 31.