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Woman Charged With DWI In Route 6 Stop Had BAC Twice Legal Limit

New York State Police arrested Melissa Yambo of Yorktown on suspicion of drunken driving.
New York State Police arrested Melissa Yambo of Yorktown on suspicion of drunken driving. Photo Credit: File photo

CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- A 28-year-old Yorktown woman found driving with a blood alcohol content more than double the legal limit is facing a felony driving while intoxicated charge, according to New York State Police.

Melissa Yambo was pulled over for speeding on Route 6 (East Main Street) on Wednesday, Feb. 17, according to state police.

She was arrested and administered a Breathalyzer test, which measured her blood alcohol content at .17 percent, more than twice the legal limit of .08 percent, according to police.

The 28-year-old was issued several tickets and later released without bail. She was to appear in Cortlandt Town Court on Monday, Feb. 22.

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