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Teen driver charged with DUI

Published 11:02 am, Monday, September 17, 2012
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Karen Bottger, 19, of Weston, was charged was driving under the influence on Wilton Road last Friday.

Bottger was spotted about 1:30 a.m. Friday crossing over the double-yellow traffic lines as she drove north on Wilton Road. The officer who pulled her over said the odor of alcohol could be detected on her breath. She also failed field sobriety tests, according to the report.

Bottger submitted to the breath test, and police said the alcohol level registered 0.105 and 0.092; the legal limit is 0.08.

She was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and failure to drive in the proper lane.

Bottger was released after posting a $500 cash bond and is scheduled to appear Sept. 24 in Norwalk Superior Court.