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Blauvelt Woman Found Sleeping In 2018 Cadillac Was Drunk, Police Say

Orangetown Police Department.
Orangetown Police Department. Photo Credit: File

A woman found asleep behind the wheel of a 2018 Cadillac in Blauvelt was intoxicated, according to police in Orangetown.

Officers from the Orangetown Police Department spotted Blauvelt resident Elizabeth Pandolfelli, 63, asleep in her car in the traffic lane of Erie Street with her engine running at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Thursday night.

Police said that while speaking with Pandolfelli, it was determined she was in an intoxicated condition and she was taken into custody. She later refused to submit to a breathalyzer test at Orangetown Police Headquarters and was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.

Following arraignment, Pandolfelli was released and is due to appear in Orangetown Justice Court on Feb. 6 to answer the charge.

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