AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Snyder, NY resident after multiple concerned onlookers reported that she was crossing the center line into the oncoming lane on Bronson Hill Road.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Elizabeth Brinkworth, 60, was arrested for felony Driving While Intoxicated felony Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Operating with a Blood Alcohol Content of .18% or more, and Failure To Keep Right, a violation.
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At 5:40 p.m. on Dec. 23 the Livingston County Emergency Communications 911 Center operated by the Sheriff’s Office received two calls of an erratic operator in a red Subaru that was traveling northbound on Bronson Hill Road in the Town of Avon. The first caller reported that the vehicle crossed the center line numerous times; the other caller stated that the vehicle was driving in the wrong lane.
Sheriff’s Deputy Connor Sanford of the Sheriff’s Office STOP DWI Unit responded to the area and located the vehicle shortly thereafter on Avon Lima Road. Deputy Sanford affected a traffic stop on the vehicle and the operator identified herself as Brinkworth.
The Deputy had suspicions that Brinkworth was intoxicated, and after a road side DWI investigation, Brinkworth was taken into custody for Driving While Intoxicated.
Brinkworth submitted to a breath test, which was administered by Deputy Jason Butterbrodt, and the test result revealed that Brinkworth had a Blood Alcohol Content of .21%. It was also learned that Brinkworth had a conviction for Driving While Intoxicated within the past 10 years, making this arrest a felony.
Brinkworth was arraigned in front of Avon Town Justice Torregiano and at that time she was remanded to the Livingston County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.
She will appear in Avon Town Court at a later date for further court process.