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Hartsdale Woman Becomes Belligerent After Speeding Stop, Police Say

Michelle Licata
Michelle Licata Photo Credit: New York State Police

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A 47-year-old Westchester woman stopped for speeding on I-87 in Ardsley is facing multiple charges, including driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest.

The driver of the vehicle stopped for speeding at 9:13 p.m. Wednesday, Michelle Licata of Hartsdale was found to be intoxicated, state police said.

Licata refused to comply with all commands, became belligerent, and physically resisted arrest before being taken into custody, according to a statement by state police. She was transported and processed at State Police Tarrytown barracks where her blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.14 percent, according to police.

Licata was subsequently charged with: driving while intoxicated (an unclassified misdemeanor) and resisting arrest (a Class A misdemeanor).

Licata was turned over to a sober third party and released on appearance tickets returnable to the Village of Ardsley Court on May 23.

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