U-turn near cruiser leads to chargeAugust 21,2013
WILLIAMSTOWN — A Williamstown woman’s ill-timed attempt to do a U-turn on Interstate 89 Tuesday evening ended when she was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
State police say they were operating stationary radar in the Williamstown U-turn, monitoring the speed of northbound traffic, when Linda Carrier pulled in beside them shortly after 6:30 p.m.
Carrier, 50, was headed south when police claim she tried to reverse direction using the U-turn that was occupied by one of their cruisers.
After a brief investigation, police determined Carrier was driving under the influence. She was released with a citation to appear in Orange County criminal court in Chelsea on Sept. 4. Carrier is expected to be charged with DUI at that time, police said.MORE IN This Just InReward is offered Full Story
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