Cops: Drunk driver crashed into Greenport home, resisted arrest

07/22/2015 7:31 AM |

A drunk driver smashed her vehicle into a home on Main Road in Greenport late Tuesday, then fought with officers who tried to arrest her, Southold Town police said.

Dawn Cone, 47, of Greenport allegedly crashed into the house about 10:26 p.m., according to a news release. A police investigation found she was drunk at the time of the crash, police said.

Ms. Cone got into a “short struggle” with officers and was ultimately arrested. She was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest and harassment, a violation, according to the news release.

She was taken to Southold Town police headquarters and held for a morning arraignment.

No one was injured in the crash, police said. It was not immediately clear if anyone was home at the time of the incident.

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