Newark Village Police reported the arrest on Sunday (4/10) at 6:15 p.m. of Valerie Montroy, age 36, of Route 31 in Newark, after responding to an accident.
It is alleged Montroy’s vehicle went over a curb on West Maple Avenue, hit a sign and a tree. The air bags on the vehicle deployed.
Police discovered 17 small baggies that tested positive for heroin. Montroy was subsequently charged with Driving While Ability Impaired-Drugs, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree-Intent to Sell, Unsafe Tire and Move From Lane Unsafely.
Montroy consented to a blood sample that showed the presence of drugs in her system. She was released to appear in Newark Village court on May 4th.