Caught speeding, Norwalker also with DWI
Published 5:32 pm, Monday, November 25, 2013
Sharon B. Rotunda, 46, of 52 Osbourn Place, Norwalk, was arrested Nov. 20 on charges of driving while intoxicated, speeding and possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana.
A New Canaan officer conducting radar checks saw Rotunda traveling south on Smith Ridge Road at a rate of speed, police said. When the officer stopped the car, he smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle and noted that Rotunda had other signs of intoxication, such as glossy and bloodshot eyes, police said.
She was administered a field sobriety test, which she failed, police said. Police said a small amount of marijuana was found in Rotunda's coat pocket.
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She was held in lieu of $500 and was scheduled to appear in court Nov. 21.