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Darien man charged with DWI after accident with scooter

Published 12:25 pm, Thursday, December 27, 2012
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Willett Moore, 41, of 26 Pembroke Road, Darien was arrested on Friday, Dec. 21, on charges of driving while intoxicated and improper turn.

Around 1 a.m., officers responded to an accident at the intersection of the Post Road and Mansfield Avenue involving a motorized scooter and a passenger vehicle, according to police. Police said it was determined that the vehicle had turned in front of the scooter causing the collision.

Neither operator was injured, according to police.

When officers spoke with Moore at the scene, police said, they detected a strong odor of alcoholic beverage. Police said Moore, who acknowledged that he had had several drinks, failed field sobriety tests.

He posted a $250 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, Jan. 3.