Mattituck woman arrested on DWI, open alcohol charges

11/21/2012 10:10 PM |

A 59-year-old woman was arrested for DWI and for having an open alcohol container in her car during a traffic stop Wednesday evening in Mattituck, police said.

Barbara Tonnessen of Mattituck was pulled over about 7:15 p.m. on Cox Neck Road, where she was found to be intoxicated and arrested, Southold Town police said.

She was taken to Southold Police Headquarters for processing and her car was impounded due to a prior DWI conviction, authorities said.

She was charged with misdemeanor DWI. No additional details were available from police.