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Westchester Woman With Suspended License Faces Felony DWI Charge, Police Say

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A Westchester woman is facing felony DWI charges after police say she was driving under the influence with a suspended license on Interstate 287.

New York State Police initiated a traffic stop on I-287 in the town of Harrison after observing an alleged violation on Saturday, Nov. 30 around 4 a.m.

The driver, identified as Maria Caligiuri, 38, of White Plains, was found to be intoxicated, according to police, who say she was also driving with a suspended license.

Caligiuri was placed under arrested and transported to SP New Rochelle, where police say her blood-alcohol level was tested at .15.

Caligiuri was also found to have a prior DWI conviction within the last 10 years, police say. As a result, she was charged with driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, both Class E felonies.

Caligiuri was released to a sober third party. She is scheduled to appear in the Town of Harrison Court on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

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