Effort to crack down was publicized in advance, some didn’t heed the warning….
Michael T. Baldwin Reports
On September 2, 2022, New York State Police were very clear with this press release headline: “State Police to crack down on impaired and reckless driving this Labor Day weekend.” However, motorists allegedly drove intoxicated just the same.
In Steuben County, Bath-based state police arrested a male, 46, of Savona. He was also charged during a stop in Bath with driving while intoxicated.
In an unrelated non-drinking arrest, Troopers from the Bath barracks arrested Matthew Bailer, 31, of Prattsburgh. He was charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property valued over $3,000. He was initially detained.
Shifting to Allegany County, Saturday night at 9:22 p.m., state police pulled over a male, 27 of Belfast, while traveling in Rushford. He was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated as well as DWI-first offense.
Meanwhile in Bolivar, Sunday at 12:08 a.m. Troopers arrested a female of Cuba for DWI and having a blood alcohol content greater than .08%.
Advance the clock another hour and state police arrested a male, 35 of Wellsville during a personal injury crash in the Town of Willing. He was also charged with driving while intoxicated.