DUI for Driver Pulled over for Speeding on West Putnam Ave

Friday August 29 at about 6:00am Greenwich Police observed a car traveling westbound on West Putnam Ave at a high rate of speed. Officers were able to catch up to the car and initiate a motor vehicle stop in the area of East Weaver St.

Through further investigation it was determined that the driver, identified as Jonathan Boykin, 22, of 7 Victory Ct in Norwalk, displayed bloodshot eyes and the odor associated with the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Boykin was asked to submit to a series of standardized field sobriety tests, which he did not perform to standard. He was then placed under arrest and charged with Driving Under the Influence and Traveling Unreasonably Fast. Boykin was able to post his $250 cash bond and is scheduled to appear in Stamford Superior Court on Sept. 7.