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Making A Left Just Wasn't Right

Motorist busted for DWI after failing to use a turn signal.

Not using turn signal when pulling into a Greenwich park that's closed at 2:55 a.m. is bound to catch the attention of .

That's what happened early Monday and a Stamford man ended up being arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge, according to Greenwich Police.

An officer spotted a motorist turn left into on Ritch Avenue just before 3 a.m. April 16 without using a turn signal, according to a police report. Thomas R. Uva IV, 31, who gave an address of 1222 Shippan Ave., Stamford, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to use a turn signal.

Uva was released after posting $250 bond and scheduled to appear April 30 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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Driver cited after crash with patrol car

An Old Greenwich woman was ticketed after a Saturday afternoon collision with a Greenwich Police patrol car.

According to Greenwich Police, the patrol officer was responding to a call to assist a Connecticut State Trooper who was in pursuit of a car on I-95 about 12:15 p.m., April 14. Lt. Kraig Gray said the patrolman, who he would not identify, had activitated the lights and sirens and as he went to pass a car, the driver turned left, in front of him. The driver, identified as Virginia Reed, 48, of 355 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich, told police she heard the sirens but did not see the patrol car as she turned into her driveway.

Reed was ticketed for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. The patrolman suffered a bump on the head but did not require medical treatment, Gray said.

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