On November 26, 2021, at roughly 10:13 p.m., the State Police noticed a car touring east sure on State Route 5 and 20 in an erratic method within the city of Seneca. The car was then pulled over and the operator was recognized as Elissa Plaza-Pierce.
Plaza-Pierce failed sobriety assessments and was positioned beneath arrest for Driving Whereas Intoxicated. She was transported again to the State Police Station in Canandaigua for processing. Throughout processing, Plaza-Pierce grew to become combative with troopers and tried to slide out of the utilized handcuffs. Plaza-Pierce kicked at troopers and tried to chew them whereas fingerprinting her.
Plaza-Pierce refused the breath check and was charged with Felony Driving Whereas Intoxicated for having a earlier conviction of DWI throughout the final ten years. She was additionally charged with Harassment and Obstructing Governmental Administration. Plaza-Pierce was processed with out additional incident and transported to Ontario County Jail for CAP arraignment.