Pet Star 20 Under 40

Police: Woman drove into building while drunk

2013-10-17T06:02:00Z 2013-10-17T11:09:19Z Police: Woman drove into building while drunk Glens Falls Post-Star
October 17, 2013 6:02 am

QUEENSBURY -- A Fort Ann woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated Wednesday afternoon after she drove into a medical center building, police said.

Joanne M. Sharp, 45, was arrested shortly after she struck the building at Convenient Medical Care on Bay Road around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

No injuries or major damage were reported.

State Police responded and determined Sharp was intoxicated, and a breath test found her blood alcohol content to be 0.18 percent, more than double the 0.08 percent threshold for intoxication.

Sharp was charged with aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor. Her bail status was not available.

Copyright 2015 Glens Falls Post-Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

(2) Comments

  1. Crazylibbrel
    Report Abuse
    Crazylibbrel - October 17, 2013 7:56 pm
    Key; substance abusers go where the prescribers are. Read between the lines.
  2. Key
    Report Abuse
    Key - October 17, 2013 2:01 pm
    0.18 BAC in the middle of the afternoon: this is an indication of an alcohol problem. A high level of intoxication such as this is not normal. Also, the authorities need to patrol this parking lot because there have been some odd occurrences that have taken place in that vicinity. Substance abusers have been seen hanging around that lot and the lot by the CVS store. Bay Street has a problem with loud, intoxicated people walking up and down the street at night. Glens Falls is definitely being besieged by substance abuse issues.

RULES FOR COMMENTING ONLINE

1) Comments must be contained to the topic of the articles only. Comments that stray from the direct subject of the article will be deleted.

2) Readers are free to comment on and debate other readers' comments, but comments must specifically address the issue(s) raised. Comments containing personal insults directed toward another reader in any form will be deleted.

3) Comments must be civil in tone, and there will be no name calling of any kind. Uncivil or inappropriate comments will be deleted, as will any comment containing profanities.

4) Comments critical of crime or accident victims will be deleted.

5) Comments that are potentially libelous, including those that contain accusations not supported by facts, will be deleted.

Commenters who abuse these policies will have their e-mail registrations revoked.

 

View the full commenting policy.

Thank you, and we hope you enjoy interacting with us and the community.

Add Comment
You must Login to comment.

Click here to get an account it's free and quick

loading...

Search Homes for Sale

Search Classifieds