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28-Year-Old Who Failed To Stay In Lane Was Driving Under Influence, Wilton Police Say

Tyler Destefano, 28, of Milford
Tyler Destefano, 28, of Milford Photo Credit: Wilton Police Department

A 28-year-old man who failed to stay in the proper lane when driving in Wilton has been charged, according to police.

Wilton Police say they initiated a traffic stop on a 2013 Hyundai Sonata after observing the driving fail to stay in the proper lane when traveling northbound on Danbury Road on Sunday, Sept. 29 around 1 a.m.

During officers’ interview with the driver, identified as Tyler Destefano, 28, of Milford, police say they suspected that he was under the influence of alcohol.

Destefano was asked to participate in a series of field sobriety tests, which police say he did not pass.

Destefano was arrested and transported to headquarters, where police say he refused to submit to a breath test.

Destefano was charged with the following:

  • Failure to return license/registration
  • Illegal operation of a motor vehicle under suspension
  • Illegal operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs
  • Failure to drive in the proper lane

Destefano was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to return to court on Thursday, Oct. 10.

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