Michael Nolen, 32, of Garrison, Ky., was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated, possession of cocaine, possession of a controlled substance and drinking while operating a motor vehicle on Saturday, March 2.
At approximately 1:28 a.m., he was driving a 1996 Toyota Avalon through a police checkpoint at South State and Atlantic streets in Stamford, according to the report.
While speaking with Nolen, police said, the officer detected the odor of alcohol. Additionally, the officer observed a partially consumed bottle of Budweiser beer in Nolen's right hand, said police. Nolen failed field sobriety tests.
During a search of his vehicle, officers said they found four pills in the ashtray of the front console, which were determined to be Alprazolam, a controlled substance, said police.
On the rear floor of the vehicle was a glassine bag containing a small quantity of a white powdery substance, which was positively tested as cocaine, according to police.
He was released on written promise to appear in court on Tuesday, March 12.