New Year’s DUI for Driver Asleep at the Wheel

On New Year’s Day around 12:45am Greenwich Police officers were sent to check on the welfare of an individual in a white Chevy work van in front of Brown House Road in Old Greenwich.

Police say the reporting party indicated the individual in the van was possibly asleep or passed out behind the wheel with the vehicle still running.

The driver, Edgar E Cacarias, 28, of Ann Street in Stamford had glassy eyes and the odor of alcoholic beverage. He was unable to perform sobriety tests to standard and charged with DUI.

He was unable to post his $250 bond and given a date in Stamford Superior Court on Jan 15, 2020.