Freddie Parker, 62, of Norwalk, was stopped on New Norwalk Road with an open beer can in his car May 24 at 5:52 p.m.

Police stopped Parker because of an expired registration. Upon approaching Parker, the office noticed the top of a can in a brown paper bag. Police said the can was half full of cold beer.

Parker was charged with drinking alcohol while operating a vehicle and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. He was released on a promise to appear in court June 5.

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