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Police: Driver's Alcohol Level 2x the Legal Limit

The information below was provided by Bedford police and does not indicate a conviction.

Police: Driver's Alcohol Level 2x the Legal Limit

A Cortlandt Manor woman was arrested after the drove on the wrong side of the median on Route 35 westbound, Bedford police said.

Officers on patrol responded to a one-car accident at about 2 a.m. on Dec. 4. They arrived to find Ariella Cornerly, 22, pulled to the side of the road.

Cornerly apparently made a left from Katonah on to Route 35, and realized she was on the wrong side of the median, she told police. She tried to turn around quickly and struck the concrete barrier on Woods Bridge Road.

Officers said they detected a strong smell of alcohol on her breath. They administered field sobriety tests, which they said she failed. She was brought back to police headquarters where a breath test revealed she had a .20 BAC, more than two times the legal limit.

She was charged with DWI, failure to keep right and third degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a car for two outstanding suspensions on license from earlier in the year.

Mt. Kisco woman charged in driving arrest

Estela Ruiz was arrested Dec. 4 and charged with third degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a car and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration. The 45 year-old woman was stopped at about 1:08 a.m. after making a left hand turn on Harris Road without signaling her turn.

She was released on $100 bail pending a return to town court.

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