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


Wilton Daily Voice serves Wilton, CT

Nearby Towns

Police & Fire

Stamford Woman Charged With DUI After Traffic Stop In Wilton

Samantha Bonkowski, 28, of Stamford
Samantha Bonkowski, 28, of Stamford Photo Credit: Wilton Police Department

A woman from Stamford has been charged with DUI after a traffic stop in Wilton, police say.

Wilton Police initiated a traffic stop on a 2009 Mazda after observing the driver run a red light on Thursday, Nov. 21 around 6:45 a.m.

When speaking with the driver, identified as Samantha Bonkowski, 28, of Stamford, police say she showed signs of impairment.

Bonkowski was subsequently asked to participate in a series of field sobriety tests, which police say she did not pass.

Bonkowski was arrested and transported to headquarters, where her blood-alcohol level was tested at .1877.

Bonkowski was charged with illegal operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs and failure to obey traffic signals. She was released after posting a $260 bond and is scheduled tp appear in court on Monday, Dec. 2.

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

Welcome to

Wilton Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

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.