WALLINGFORD — A local woman faces charges after police said she was driving under the influence when she was involved in a crash Monday afternoon.
Jaclyn Sablitz, 30, of 112 N. Cherry St., was arrested on Monday and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, possession of marijuana under a half ounce, possession of drug paraphernalia, and following too closely.
On Monday around 3:30 p.m. police responded to the area of 75 Masonic Ave. for a report of a two-car crash, according to a police report. Officers investigatied and learned Sablitz struck another vehicle that was stopped to turn into the fire station.
Sablitz was slurring her speech, appeared confused and disoriented, and had difficulty maintaining her balance in front of officers, the report noted. She failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. Police also found a small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia in her car.
Sablitz was released on $1,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Sept. 7.