2/21/2018 - PRESS RELEASE: Arrest Stemming From Serious Motor Vehicle Accident on West Ave.


Date:             February 21, 2018

Re:                 Arrest Stemming From Serious Motor Vehicle Accident on West


Issued by:     Lieutenant Jeremiah P. Marron Jr.





For Immediate Release     


On January 21st, 2018 at approximately 4:20 PM, an officer on patrol discovered a one-car motor vehicle accident on West Ave. in the area of Turnabout Lane. The lone occupant of the vehicle was identified as Steven Wilkos.  Due to Wilkos’ injuries and the severity of the accident, he was transported to Stamford Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.


As part of the investigation, officers secured a search warrant for Wilkos’ medical records which indicated that his Blood Alcohol Content was .29% and over the legal limit the afternoon he crashed his vehicle.  A warrant for Wilkos’ arrest was then applied for and granted by the Honorable Judge Blawie of the Stamford Superior Court. 


After learning that there was a warrant for his arrest, Wilkos turned himself in at Darien Police Headquarters this evening.  He was charged with the following:


Steven Wilkos

DOB 03/09/1964

311 Noroton Ave. Darien, CT


·         14-227a             Operating Under The Influence

·         14-230(a)           Failure To Drive Right


Wilkos posted a court ordered $1,500.00 bond, was released at approximately 7:30 pm, and is scheduled to appear in Stamford Superior Court on March 5, 2018 at 10:00am. 


Issued 21:00 hours.