Tailgating Driver Charged with DUI after Crash

Around 7:30pm on Aug 6 Greenwich Police responded to a car crash in the area of 1429 East Putnam Ave in Riverside. Upon arrival police determined the driver, identified as Douglas Howley, 28, of Stamford, had been tailgaiting.

Police say while investigating the crash, they detected an odor of alcoholic beverages on Howley’s breath.

Howley admitted to having been drinking prior to driving. He was charged with Following Too Close and DUI.

He has a date in Stamford Superior Court on Aug 21, 2020. He was released after posing his bond of $240.