A Westchester County woman is facing charges after police said she drove while intoxicated and resisted arrest.
New York State Police stopped a vehicle on I-287 in the town of Harrison for a number of traffic violations at about 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17, police said.
The driver, 46-year-old Michele Lavarde, of Port Chester, was found to be intoxicated, State Police said.
Police said Lavarde resisted arrest as she was taken into custody. She later refused to give a breath sample, authorities said.
State Police said Lavarde was charged with the following misdemeanors:
- Driving while intoxicated
- Resisting arrest
- Second-degree obstructing governmental administration
She is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, Nov. 9.
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