STRATFORD, CT (WFSB) - A school security officer was arrested after police said he was drunk when he crashed his vehicle while trick-or-treating with his daughter.
Police said 47-year-old Michael Barrett was charged on Wednesday with risk of injury to a child, operating under the influence and failure to drive right.
They said Barrett is a school security officer at the Booth Hill School in Shelton. He also works in the Trumbull School system.
Police said Barrett was driving around in Stratford his 12-year-old daughter, who was in a Halloween costume, when he struck the vehicle of a mother who was also trick-or-treating with her children.
They said Barrett strongly smelled of alcohol and admitted that he had six drinks.
He was arrested after he failed a field sobriety test.
His blood/alcohol level was .191, which police said is more than twice the legal limit of .08.
Barrett's daughter was turned over to a relative.
He is due in court on Nov. 13.