Driver Parked in Grass on West Putnam Ave Charged with DUI

On April 17 at about 11:00pm Greenwich Police were detailed to 261 West Putnam Ave on a report of a suspicious vehicle.

The car, a blue Toyota with New Jersey plates was observed parked on the grass at that property. The driver identified as Juan Zapateiro, 38, of Day Ave in Ridgefield, NJ was inside his vehicle.

During the course of the investigation police say the driver had difficulty standing on his own, had slow slurred speech and the odor of alcohol. After failing to perform sobriety tests to standard, he was charged with DUI.

Zapateiro posted $250 bond and has a date in Stamford Superior Court on May 1, 2018.