The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Massapequa woman for Driving While Intoxicated that occurred on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11:50 PM in Wantagh.
According to Police, an officer was issuing a summons to an uninvolved motorist on eastbound Sunrise Highway, east of Seaford Avenue when his marked police vehicle was struck by a 2003 Hyundai which continued driving eastbound on Sunrise highway. The officer was able to locate this vehicle, which was being operated by Coleen McDermott, 26, of 601 North Suffolk Avenue, and proceeded to conduct a vehicle and traffic law investigation. During the investigation, the defendant was observed to have watery eyes, a strong odor of alcohol on her breath, and be unable to keep her balance. The defendant was taken into custody without incident.
Defendant Coleen McDermott is charged with Driving While Intoxicated with Blood Alcohol Content over .08%, Driving While Intoxicated and traffic infractions. She will be arraigned on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details By: Public Information Office 09/29/19/1000/8931