From Stamford Advocate
DARIEN — John J. Dowling, 43, of 100 Hope St., Stamford, a volunteer Darien firefighter, was arrested Aug. 11 on charges of operating under the influence and failure to obey a stop sign.
An officer on patrol saw Dowling, who was driving a 2013 Jeep Wrangler, travel through a stop sign on Ledge Road at the entrance ramp to Interstate 95 south around 1 a.m., according to the report.
Dowling appeared confused when he was pulled over and smelled of alcohol, according to the report. He told police he was coming from a picnic.
Dowling also told police that he was from Darien and that he has “been running that stop sign for over 20 years,” according to the report. …MORE