A Fairfield woman was charged with driving under the influence after being stopped on Riverside Avenue early last Friday.

Erin French, 39, of Knollwood Drive, Fairfield, was charged with operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol, failure to obey a traffic signal and failure to drive right.

She was stopped for motor vehicle violations around 1:40 a.m. Friday, according to a police report. She subsequently failed field-sobriety tests, police said.

She was released after posting a $500 cash bond and is scheduled to appear July 21 in Norwalk Superior Court.