Samuel Stein, 56, of Compo Road South, was charged with driving under the influence and driving the wrong way around 3 a.m. Sunday.
Police received a report from another motorist that Stein yelled at him in the Longshore Park lot and took off. Officers located him near the Ned Dimes Marina parking lot, where they said he was unsteady on his feet and had an odor of alcohol on his breath. Stein failed field sobriety tests and had breath test results of 0.083 and 0.077.
He posted a $1,000 bond and is scheduled to appear Aug. 14 in Norwalk Superior Court.