Police say a Newark resident, Laura S. Wells, age 55, was taken into custody by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office after a concerned individual reported witnessing her attempt to enter and operate a vehicle while appearing intoxicated.
Upon receiving the tip, deputies arrived at Nye Road in Lyons and conducted field sobriety tests.
Following the tests, Wells was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and recorded a BAC of .17% after voluntarily undergoing a chemical test at the sheriff’s office.
She has been released and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Lyons Court on September 19.
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