A 21-year-old Yorktown Heights woman was drunk behind the wheel when police stopped her for speeding on the Taconic Parkway, officials said. She is accused of hitting 95 mph.
State troopers from the Hawthorne barracks made the arrest in Yorktown at about 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, after the driver passed a marked state police cruiser in a 55-mph zone.
The woman is facing a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. She is due Feb. 27 in Yorktown Justice Court. Police did not have her blood-alcohol content.