Jacob Teto / Photo, Westport police

WESTPORT — A 21-year-old Shelton man was charged this week with crashing his pickup truck into Outpost Pizza last spring while driving under the influence.

The June 27 crash caused significant damage to the Main Street pizzeria, forcing the business to close for repairs that took more than six weeks.

Jacob Teto, who was arrested Monday, faces charges of operating his pickup while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to drive in the proper lane.

The accident took place about 3:30 a.m. June 27, and according to the police report, the officer dispatched to the pizzeria at 333 Main St. reported that Teto “exhibited signs of intoxication, which included slurred speech as well as bloodshot eyes.”

Teto was transported to the hospital for treatment of what appeared to be minor injuries, police said.

The investigating officer applied for, and was granted, a search-and-seizure warrant to obtain Teto’s blood-alcohol levels. Results of the toxicology report showed the driver’s blood-alcohol content was above the legal limit, according to the report.

A warrant for Teto’s arrest was issued and he surrendered Monday at police headquarters.

Teto was released after posting $1,000 bond and is scheduled to be arraigned Oct. 6 on the charges at Superior Court in Stamford.