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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