CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Police say a woman who called 911 after running out of gas on the Northway was drunk.
According to State Police in Clifton Park 33-year-old Lauren Cognato of Killington, Vermont was taken into custody for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.
Officials say on Sunday night Cognato called police to report that she’d run out of gas on the Northway in the Town of Malta. Troopers located her and her vehicle on the shoulder where she was found to be intoxicated.
Police say she gave a breath sample and her BAC% was .18 and she was charged with Aggravated DWI.
She was given traffic tickets and is to return to the Town of Clifton Park on a later date.