Saratoga County

Troopers: Albany woman drove drunk, crashed into Halfmoon snowbank

The crash happened on the Crescent Road off ramp from I-87, state police say
Erica Mariani
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Erica Mariani

HALFMOON – An Albany woman drove into a snow bank in Halfmoon last week while drunk, state police said.

Erica Mariani, 23, of Albany, was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, troopers said.

She was arrested after troopers received a call for a one-car crash just after 9 p.m. Jan. 21 on the Exit 8 ramp to Crescent Road off of Interstate 87 in Halfmoon, state police said. No injuries were reported.

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Troopers found Mariani to have a blood alcohol content of 0.11 percent, above the legal limit of 0.08.

She was also charged with violation marijuana possession.

Mariani was released to return to court later.

 

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