DWI in Clarkstown

Report filed by Clarkstown Police Dept:

On Thursday May 1, 2014 at approximately 11:50 p.m., the Clarkstown Police Department responded to Lake Rd and N. Conger Ave in Congers for a report of a motor vehicle accident.

A witness stated that a vehicle had struck a parked car on Lake Rd. and fled the scene. The witness followed the vehicle a short distance on N. Conger Ave until police arrived. The driver of the vehicle that fled the scene, Michelle Zaret, 31, of Congers, was interviewed and appeared to be intoxicated but was not injured.

She was placed under arrest and transported to Clarkstown Police Headquarters. Michelle Zaret had performed a field sobriety test on scene and submitted to a breathalyzer test at police headquarters. She was charged with DWI (misdemeanor) and leaving the scene of an accident, property damage only (traffic infraction).

She was arraigned in Clarkstown Justice Court and released on her own recognizance and must appear for a return court date on May 28, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.