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Report: Fairfield Man Charged with DUI

He was arrested following a car accident that occurred on Sunday.

[Editor's note: Arrest information is supplied by the Fairfield Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.]

A Fairfield man was charged with driving under the influence Sunday following a car accident, police said.

One car rear-ended another at the Post Road and Pease Avenue traffic light, according to police. William Saunders, 58, of Mill Plain Road, was allegedly driving the car that struck the other vehicle from behind.

Responding officers reportedly detected the odor of alcohol on Saunders' breath and noted that he was unsteady on his feet.  He allegedly failed field sobriety tests and admitted to consuming alcohol, according to the report.

Saunders was taken into custody and then transported to Bridgeport Hospital for evaluation. He was released by police on a promise to appear in court on Jan. 22.

brian kelly January 10, 2013 at 01:35 AM
he looked fine when i left him at the bar...i told him not to drink and drive because he might spill his drink...
Guest January 11, 2013 at 06:50 PM
is that supposed to be funny or something?
Igor January 14, 2013 at 09:36 PM
wouldn't be so funny if it was Brian" family he ran into.
Mr. swizzlestick January 15, 2013 at 02:32 AM
I hope mr. William Saunders runs over brian kellys dog, kids and cat next time he leaves him at the bar. Doesn't kill any of them, just mame them some brian kelly can watch his dog, kids and cat crawl around on the floor from their injuries. Never to be whole again.

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