A Cos Cob man was arrested Sunday at Grass Island on DUI charges. When officers found the man, he was slurring his words and had alcohol on his breath. Officers also saw an open can of Coors Light beer in the cup holder of his car. After failing field sobriety tests, a check with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles revealed John J, Covello, 61, of 57 Bible Street was required to drive a car with an ignition immobilization/interlock device. The device is issued to repeat DUI offenders. Covello was charged with DUI and DUI avoidance of ignition of interlock device. He posted a $250 cash bond and is due in court on Sept. 8.
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Shirley A Prada-O'Reilly, 36, of 4 Hillandale Drive in New Rochelle was arrested last Tuesday in Greenwich on DUI charges. Officers saw Prada-O'Reilly driving with her lights off on the wrong side of the road. After stopping the car, officers smelled alcohol on her breath. She failed field sobriety tests and was arrested on charges of DUI, failure to illuminate headlamps and unsafe movement. She posted a $1,000 bond and is due in court on Sept. 7.
Melissa Trotter, 25, of 331 Talbot Lane in Greenwich was arrested on a warrant held by the Greenwich Police Department. Trotter was transported from the Niantic Women's Facility to court for charges of larceny in the 3rd degree, 22 counts of credit card theft, 10 counts of conspiracy at illegal use of a credit card, conspiracy at identity theft, conspiracy at criminal impersonation and risk of injury to a minor. Trotter was being held on a $5,000 bond and was due in court on Aug. 25.
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