Westport resident Alexandra Mariani of 2 Pilgrim Trail was saved by Westport police Tuesday night only to be arrested later.
Shortly before midnight Tuesday, police received a call about a car revving its engine at Main Street and Cross Highway. When police arrived, they found Mariani, 23, had crashed her car and was stuck on an embankment. In speaking with Mariani, the officers smelled alcohol on her breath. She failed field sobriety tests and was charged with operating under the influence and failure to drive in the proper lane.
Mariani was not injured in the crash. She is due in court Dec. 23.
Also from the police blotter:
? Soleil Toile, a lingerie and swimwear retailer on Post Road East in Westport, reported six bathing suits were stolen from the store Dec. 10. The bathing suits are valued at about $3,630 in total. Police had no suspects.
? Someone broke into a car in the Red Barn parking lot between 7 and 9:30 p.m. Monday. A car window was smashed and a briefcase, containing a cell phone, credit cards and other items, was stolen.
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