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Accidents, Wrong Way Driving Leads to Multiple DUI’s

The following arrest information was supplied by the Southbury Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Colleen Zielinksi, 49, of Oxford, was charged with DUI and failure to drive to the right on Jan. 12 at approximately 4:50 p.m. after Southbury police observed her driving erratically and almost completely in the opposite lane of traffic on Southford Rd. in Southbury.

Zielinksi was released on $500 non-surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan 23.

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Antonio Contreras-Rivera, 41, of Waterbury, was charged with DUI and failure to drive in the proper lane on Jan. 13 at approximately 2:08 a.m. after state police observed his vehicle damaged from hitting the highway guardrail and parked in the right shoulder of I-84 east in Southbury.

Contreras-Rivera was released on $2,000 surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan 30.

Todd Fox January 15, 2013 at 03:33 PM
DUI. Driving drunk. No different than assault with a deadly weapon. A week in jail, a hefty fine, mandatory treatment and loose your license for a year after a first offense. Permanent loss of license after a second offense.
Webster January 15, 2013 at 04:19 PM
I second that Todd !!

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