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Man Accused Of Having DUI Three Times Legal Limit Following Fairfield County Crash

Michael Zerdy
Michael Zerdy Photo Credit: New Canaan Police Department

A local man has been arrested for DUI with a blood alcohol limit at more than three times the legal limit following a crash in Fairfield County.

Michael Zerdy was arrested on Friday, Feb. 19, for the incident which took place in November in New Canaan, said Lieutenant Jason Ferraro of the New Canaan Police. 

According to Ferraro, Zerdy, age 40, of New Canaan, was driving in the area of Weed Street and Old Samford, when he crashed into a utility pole.

During the investigation, a blood alcohol test found that his level was .292 percent, more than three times the legal limit of .08 percent. 

He was released after posting a $5,000 bond. 

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