Contact Us
Wilton Daily Voice serves Wilton, CT
Return to your home site


Wilton Daily Voice serves Wilton, CT

Nearby Towns

Police & Fire

Man Driving Erratically Charged With DUI, Wilton Police Say

Joel Perdomo-Suarez, 43, of Elkton, Maryland
Joel Perdomo-Suarez, 43, of Elkton, Maryland Photo Credit: Wilton Police Department

A 43-year-old man has been charged with DUI after he was pulled over for driving erratically in Fairfield County, according to police.

Wilton Police say they responded to a report of a motorist driving erratically on Danbury Road on Sunday, Sept. 29 around 9:15 p.m.

The motorist, who was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer, almost hit a guardrail before swerving into another lane, according to police.

A traffic stop was initiated, and police say they detected an alcoholic odor coming from the driver, who was identified as Joel Perdomo-Suarez, 43, of Elkton, Maryland.

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

Perdomo-Suarez was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs and failure to drive in the proper lane.

Perdomo-Suarez submitted to a breath test, which police say gave a BAC reading of .1604.

Perdomo-Suarez was released after posting a $260 bond and is scheduled to appear in Norwalk Superior Court on Thursday, Oct. 10.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Wilton Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.