A Stamford man was arrested in downtown Rye for Felony DWI early Sunday morning.
At approximately 5:03am this past Sunday, Rye PD Officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle stopped in the roadway on the Boston Post Road in the area of Purdy Avenue. Antonio Saavedra-Vargas, age 46, of Stamford, Connecticut, was found passed out at the wheel of a 2014 Mercedes Benz.
Saavedra-Vargas was arrested and charged with Felony Driving While Intoxicated (previous conviction DWI in ten years). All tickets issued to Saavedra-Vargas are returnable to the Rye City Court on June 27, 2023.
The Rye PD reminds you that booking charges are merely accusations and the defendant(s) are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.