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Remsen woman allegedly driving drunk, crashed into building

A Remsen woman has been charged with DWI after driving into a building.

Posted: Nov 20, 2018 11:29 AM
Updated: Nov 20, 2018 11:44 AM

A Remsen woman has been charged with DWI after driving into a building.

It happened late Sunday night at about 10:30 p.m. at on Main Street in the village of Remsen.

State police say 56-year-old Laura Mortagua was driving at an unsafe speed, and failed to stop at a stop-sign, struck a snow embankment and careened across a yard striking a wooden porch.

Mortagua was charged with DWI, speeding, unsafe tires, failure to stop at a stop sign, and moving from a lane unsafely.

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