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04 June 2019
New Windsor, NY woman arrested for DWI with a B.A.C. more than twice the legal limit following an accident on the Thruway.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
Troop T Commander
Orangetown, NY - On June 2, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., State Police responded to a one car motor vehicle accident on I-87 on the Mario Cuomo Bridge. The uninjured driver, Portia S. Patterson, 26, of New Windsor, NY, was found to be intoxicated. Patterson was taken into custody, transported and processed at SP Tarrytown, where her blood alcohol content was determined to be a .22%.
Patterson was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated; an Unclassified Misdemeanor and Vehicle and Traffic Violations. She was turned over to a sober third party and released on appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Orangetown Court on July 17, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
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