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Woman Drove Drunk, Kicked Officer, Yorktown Police Say

A woman was charged with two felony DWIs after a car crash on Stoney Street in Mohegan Lake.
A woman was charged with two felony DWIs after a car crash on Stoney Street in Mohegan Lake. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A 62-year-old Putnam woman was charged with numerous traffic infractions and for kicking a police officer following a car crash in Mohegan Lake, Yorktown Police said.

Risa Fishbein of Putnam Valley was charged with two felony DWIs for having a conviction in the last 10 years, obstruction of governmental administration, a Class A misdemeanor and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.

Yorktown Police responded to the accident on Stoney Street in Mohegan Lake on Wednesday afternoon and found Fishbein had already left the scene. She was eventually located on Mill Street and while police were conducting an investigation, Fishbein kicked an officer and attempted to flee the scene, police said.

Fishbein was transported to headquarters for processing and is due back in court on Jan. 4.

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