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Man Found Passed Out In Car At New Canaan Gas Station Charged With Drinking While Driving

The Mobil station on South Avenue in New Canaan.
The Mobil station on South Avenue in New Canaan. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A man who police say was found passed out in his vehicle at a gas station in New Canaan has been charged with drinking while driving.

New Canaan Police say they responded to the Mobil Station at 16 South Ave. on a report of a man asleep in a vehicle in the parking lot on Wednesday, Oct. 9 around 3 a.m.

Further investigation revealed that the driver, identified as Nestor Salomon, 29, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, was holding a half-full bottle of Champagne in his hand, police say.

Officers also allegedly observed marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.

Salomon was asked to perform a series of field sobriety tests, which police say he passed.

Salomon was issued an infraction for the marijuana/paraphernalia and a misdemeanor summons for drinking while driving. He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

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