SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta woman is facing drunk driving charges when Cpl. Richard Smith saw she was weaving on Sparta Avenue.  On October 6 around 12:43 a.m. the officer stopped Elizabeth Cardoso, 44 driving a black Jeep, not maintaining her lane, police report.

Ehen Smith spoke with Cardoso he smelled alcohol in the car.  After requesting assistance, Smith had Cardoso perform field sobriety tests.  She was taken into custody and brought to Sparta Police Department headquarters for breath testing and processing, police report.

Cardoso was charged with DWI, failure to maintain lane and careless driving.  She was released to a sober adult with a court date.