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Miller Place woman fakes passenger in attempt to drive in HOV lane
Suffolk County Police issued a Miller Place woman multiple tickets after she was pulled over for driving with a phony passenger in the HOV lane on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills on Thursday morning.
Highway Patrol Officer Andrew Spina was traveling in the left lane heading west on the Long Island Expressway, near exit 51, when he became suspicious of the front-seat passenger in a 2011 Subaru Outback traveling in the HOV lane.
When Officer Spina pulled over Candace Breen-Warren, he saw a a briefcase and a pile clothing, topped with a baseball hat, in the passenger seat in an attempt to resemble a person.
Breen-Warren, 61, was issued summonses for the HOV occupancy violation as well as driving an unregistered and uninspected vehicle.