18 October 2021
Major Carla A. DiRienzo
Troop T Commander



Harrison, NY – On October 17, 2021, at approximately 2:15 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-287 in the town of Harrison for multiple vehicle and traffic violations.  After interviewing the driver, Michele C. Lavarde, 46, of Port Chester, NY, she was found to be intoxicated.

Lavarde physically resisted arrest but was subsequently taken into custody.  She was transported to SP New Rochelle where she refused to give a breath sample.  She was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Resisting Arrest and Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd degree; all Misdemeanors.

Lavarde was turned over to a sober third party and released on appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Harrison Court on November 9, 2021.




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