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Greenwich Residents Busted in Town & Stamford

Man faces DWI charge; woman charged in Stamford for pot possession.

A driver who witnesses told was driving erratically on Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich on April 2 was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge.

According to Greenwich Police, both police and Greenwich Emergency Medical Service were dispatched to the 200 blcok of sound Beach Avenue about 5:40 p.m. April 2 to check on a driver who witnesses reported was driving erratically. GEMS personnel didn't find any medical issues, however, Greenwcih Police administered field sobriety tests which Timothy P. Palmer, 58, allegedly failed.

Palmer, who gave an address of 189 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich, was arrested on a drunken driving charge and released after posting $260 bond. He is scheduled to appear April 16 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

Check theft investigated

Greenwich Police are investigating a report that two checks were stolen from a Bridge Street business and that a culprit tried to cash a third check made out to the company.

According to Greenwich Police, the check theft—reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. April 2. The company didn't suffer any financial loss because the undisclosed bank where the checks were presented, refused to accept them, police said.

Greenwich woman arrested in Stamford

A 29-year-old woman from the Cos Cob section of Greenwich was arrested during the early morning hours after she was found acting suspiciously with a minor carrying drugs, Stamford Police announced Tuesday afternoon.

Shalynda April Anderson, of Valley Road, was observed by a Stamford police officer parking in front of a hotel, running in and then running out at around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The officer pulled into the lot to investigate as he noticed the car had no front license plate and had pulled around to the back of the hotel and then stopped again, according to police reports.

Police said Anderson exited the vehicle she had been operating attempted to place herself between it and the first responding officer. When police inquired about the owner of the vehicle, Anderson said it belonged to a friend, though she could not remember which friend, police said.

After Anderson was detained, police said they discovered a small amount of marijuana in the front pocket of the passenger of the vehicle. They also discovered the vehicle to be a rental.

Anderson faces charges of resisting arrest and interfering with a police officer.

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