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Route 202 Erratic Driving Complaint Leads To DWI Charge For Yorktown Woman

The intersection of Route 202 (Crompond Road) and Hawthorne Drive in Yorktown Heights.
The intersection of Route 202 (Crompond Road) and Hawthorne Drive in Yorktown Heights. Photo Credit: Google Maps

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A 53-year-old Yorktown woman was charged with driving under influence after police received reports of an erratic driver on Route 202 (Crompond Road), according to the Yorktown Police Department.

Julie Goodchild was stopped at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, after officers tracked her down at the intersection of Crompond Road and Hawthorne Drive, where she was spotted driving from lane to lane. Once stopped, officers discovered that Goodchild was intoxicated and placed her under arrest, police said.

A blood alcohol content test showed that she was driving at twice the legal limit with a BAC of 0.18 percent. Goodchild was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated, police said.

She was processed at the Yorktown Police Headquarters and released on her own recognizance to a responsible party. Goodchild is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 4.

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