Arrest: Driving While Intoxicated

11/01/19: At approximately 11:59 PM, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Salvadora Vaz, 61, of Ronkonkoma, NY, for driving while intoxicated (DWI) on Waverly Avenue in Patchogue, NY. Ms. Vaz was stopped after she was observed failing to yield at a traffic circle. The defendant demonstrated clues while performing standardized field sobriety tests indicating she was intoxicated. Ms. Vaz was arrested for driving while intoxicated and transported to the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Station 1 in Riverhead for processing. She consented to a chemical breath test resulting in a .10% blood alcohol content (BAC).

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