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Darien Woman Charged With Driving Under Influence After Police Pull Over BMW In Pearl River

State Route 304 in the Hamlet of Pearl River
State Route 304 in the Hamlet of Pearl River Photo Credit: Google Maps

A traffic stop in Rockland County led to DWI charges for a Fairfield County woman, according to police.

Orangetown Police say they conducted a vehicle stop on a 2007 BMW on Route 304 in the hamlet of Pearl River on Tuesday, April 9 around 3 a.m.

Further investigation revealed that the driver, identified as 39-year-old Marcia Diaz-Grandos, was operating the vehicle in an intoxicated state, police say.

A check with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles also found that Diaz-Grandos’ driving privileges had been suspended, according to police.

Diaz-Grandos was arrested and transported to Orangetown Police Headquarters, where officers say she refused to submit to a chemical breath test.

Diaz-Grandos was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor (first offense), and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor. She was released on bail and is scheduled to return to Orangetown Justice Court on Tuesday, May 7.

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