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Woman arrested for DWI said to have tried to hide her past by pretending to be her sister

LACONIA — A Framingham, Mass. woman was ordered held on $500 cash bail for allegedly falsifying her identity on public documents after being stopped for driving while intoxicated — her alleged third offense.

Affidavits obtained from Jacqueline Taylor, 36, of 200 Arlington St. was driving along North Main St. at 12:36 a.m. yesterday when she was stopped by a patrol officer.

She allegedly told him her name was Mary-Ann Puopolo, gave a false Social Security number, and other information consistent with Puopolo who is her sister.

Using fingerprints, police were able to determine the woman who said she was Puopolo was really Taylor. Police said Puopolo was reached and provided Taylor's real birthday, address, phone number and car registration information.

Once police verified Taylor's information, they learned she had twice been convicted of driving while intoxicated in Massachusetts, once on April 11, 2010 and once on September 30, 2006.

Police also learned her license was currently under suspension for an arrest on April 7, 2013 for driving under the influence.

Taylor is charged with one misdemeanor count of filing a false report to law enforcement, one misdemeanor count of driving after revocation, one misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated third offense, and one felony count of falsifying physical evidence for making false statements to a bail bondsman.

She has posted bail according to the Belknap County Department of Corrections website.

 
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