A West Barnstable woman is facing charges after police say she was driving while drunk on Quaker Meetinghouse Road last Thursday, December 19.

An officer driving on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 10:21 PM saw a green Land Rover pulled off to the side of the road near Nottingham Drive and stopped to check on the driver.

The driver was identified as Cassandra J. Cavanaugh, 25, of West Barnstable. Police said that upon speaking to Ms. Cavanaugh, the officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol and noticed that her eyes were bloodshot and glassy.

Police said that the vehicle was running and that the transmission was in drive when they were speaking to her.

Ms. Cavanaugh was given a series of field sobriety tests, which she failed.

She was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor.

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