DWI Arrest in Clarkstown

From the Clarkstown PD Office of Public Information

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at approximately 1 p.m. units were dispatched to Middletown Road at intersection with West Clarkstown Road for a motor vehicle accident.

Police said Donna Weldon, 45, from Congers, was driving a 2007 Hyundai north on Middletown Road when she rear-ended a 1991 Pontiac. In Weldon’s car was a passenger less than 16 years of age.

According to police Weldon had the odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath and was administered field sobriety tests, which she failed.  Weldon was transported to the Clarkstown Police Headquarters where she submitted to a breathalyzer test in which she also failed.  Weldon was also administered a urine test, the results are pending, police said.

Weldon was charged with one count of aggravated driving while intoxicated with a passenger less than 16 (felony), one count aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol concentration greater than .18 (misdemeanor), driving while ability impaired by combined influence of drugs and alcohol, driving while intoxicated (common law), and endangering the welfare of a child (all misdemeanors).

Weldon is currently being held for arraignment.  No injuries were sustained.  No photo of Weldon is available at this time.

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