New Canaan teen charged for possession of alcohol

Police stopped a group of New Canaan girls suspected of throwing bottles fromĀ  a vehicle in Darien, leading to a charge of possession of alcohol by a minor for one teen.

On April 12, at approximately 9:24 p.m., officers responded to the area of Allwood Road, following a report from a Darien resident. Police located a vehicle occupied by four female juveniles from New Canaan. The vehicle belonged to one of the juvenile passengers; however, she could not drive because she had been drinking alcohol.

An investigation at the scene revealed that the same passenger was in possession of a backpack that contained several bottles of an alcoholic beverage. That subject was issued an infraction for possession of alcohol by a minor on a public street. The group of girls was released to the custody of their parents