BEDFORD, N.Y. — A 24-year-old New York City resident was discovered passed out in the driver's seat of a running car parked on Haines Road on Oct. 10, according to Bedford police.
A Bedford police officer performing a park check at about 9:50 a.m. reportedly saw the parked car running with its lights and windshield wipers on as rain came in through the open windows.
Kendrick Roscoe Wilson was found unconscious in the car with an open bottle of white wine by his side, according to police. After several attempts to rouse him, the driver awoke, police said. He refused a pre-screening test and then failed field sobriety tests, according to police.
Wilson was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated, both misdemeanors; and two traffic violations: refusing a pre-screening test, and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Wilson was brought to headquarters, where his blood alcohol level measured 0.23 percent, police said.
He was released on his own recognizance and will return to the Town of Bedford Court on Oct. 18.
The following item was also reported in the Bedford Police Blotter:
DWI on Girdle Ridge: Pound Ridge resident Isobel J. Christopher, 37, was charged with driving while intoxicated after she was spotted having trouble staying in her lane, according to Bedford police.
At 8:55 p.m. Sunday, an officer spotted a car veering onto the right shoulder of the road as it drove southbound on Jay Street, then turned left onto Girdle Ridge Road, police said.
When stopped and questioned, Christopher said she was out with friends earlier and had been drinking non-alcoholic drinks, according to police. She failed field sobriety tests, police said, and was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters. Christopher submitted to a chemical test, which measured her blood alcohol content at 0.15 percent, police said.
She was charged with unsafe lane change, a traffic violation; and driving while intoxicated, with the added charge of driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content over 0.08 percent, both misdemeanors.
Christopher was released on her own recognizance and will return to the Town of Bedford Court on Oct. 25.