Broken headlight leads to arrest on aggravated DUI and other charges 

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A woman is accused of driving under the influence early Thursday morning after Maricopa police pulled her over for an inoperable headlight. 

Yvette Coley, 46, was arrested on felony aggravated DUI and driving on a suspended driver’s license and booked into Pinal County Jail, according to MPD.  

At about 3:15 a.m., an MPD officer reported seeing a black Toyota Siena with only one working headlight at State Route 347 and Martin Luther King Boulevard. The officer followed the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.  

Police noted the driver, Coley, had droopy eyes, slurred speech and a strong odor of intoxicant liquor.  

When asked if she had consumed alcohol, Coley admitted to drinking at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino earlier. Coley provided officers with a preliminary breath test, which returned a sample of .179 BAC and had four of six cues on the field sobriety test, according to the probable-cause statement.  

A record check then showed that Coley had a suspended license on a DUI from April 27, 2020. Coley agreed to another breath test that came back with a BAC of .176, police said.