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Darien Police Charge Norwalk Woman With DWI

Darien police arrest Norwalk woman on driving while intoxicated after she drove erratically on Interstate 95 while a police officer drove behind her.
Darien police arrest Norwalk woman on driving while intoxicated after she drove erratically on Interstate 95 while a police officer drove behind her. Photo Credit: Casey Donahue

DARIEN, Conn. -- A Norwalk woman picked the wrong place to weave across Interstate 95 as a Darien Police officer was right behind her and she was charged with driving under the influence, according to police reports.

On Saturday just before 3 a.m. Josseline Timal, 30, of 6 Elm St., was driving northbound on I-95 at about 45 miles per hour when the police officer following her saw the 2013 Dodge Dart suddenly increase speed to 75 miles per hour and then merge into the middle lane from the right lane without signaling, said Sgt. Jeremiah Marron.

The driver then merged into the right lane, also without signaling, he said. The Dart swerved within the lane from right to left and the officer activate the emergency lights and stopped the vehicle just before the northbound I-95 rest stop.

She was directed to the rest stop where she parked her vehicle. She said she was returning home to Norwalk from Stamford where she admitted she had a couple of alcoholic drinks, according to police rpeorts.

She performed poorly on the tests and was arrested. She recorded a pair of blood alcohol levels of .18 and 17. The legal limit is .08 in Connecticut, police said. She was charged with driving while under the influence and not having any driver's license. She posted a $250 cash bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 19.

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