Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 38 year old Yorktown Heights woman, who is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, Unsafe Backing of a Motor Vehicle and Open Alcohol Container in a Motor Vehicle, both Traffic Infractions, as well as a 68 year old Hopewell Junction woman who is charged with Driving While Intoxicated 1st Offense and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated BAC .18% or More, both Unclassified Misdemeanors.
On July 30, 2021, at approximately 1:30 pm, PO Curtin responded to a call for a check the welfare, where an unknown female was alleged to have fallen asleep at the wheel of a vehicle on Allan Avenue. Upon locating the vehicle, PO Curtin attempted to make contact with the female and her vehicle rolled backwards into his patrol vehicle. PO Curtin began an investigation and the operator of the motor vehicle was identified as a 38 year old Yorktown Heights woman. After completing the investigation, it is alleged that the defendant was driving while intoxicated, had an open container of alcohol inside the vehicle, and allowed the vehicle to back unsafely into the patrol vehicle. The defendant was placed under arrest and transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters for processing. Following processing on the above charges, the defendant was issued traffic tickets, and was released on her own recognizance to a responsible third party. She is due to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on August 12, 2021 at 6:00 pm.
Later than day at about at about 9:10 pm, Yorktown Police were called to the Mobil gas station, located at 3205 Crompond Road, on a report of a vehicle that had struck a guiderail. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle and identified the operator as a 68 year old Hopewell Junction woman. At the completion of the investigation at the scene, it is alleged that the defendant was driving while intoxicated. The defendant was placed under arrest and transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters for processing. Additional investigation at police headquarters led to the woman additionally being charged with operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .18% or more. After processing the defendant on the above charges, she was issued traffic tickets and released on her own recognizance to a responsible adult. The defendant is due to appear before the Yorktown Justice Court on August 10, 2021 at 6:00 pm.
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