SP: 3 Drove Drunk on New York State Thruway in Hudson Valley
Two of the people arrested were allegedly driving three times over the legal limit of intoxication. The other driver is accused of driving drunk with two children in the car.
In just over 24 hours three drivers were caught allegedly driving drunk on the New York State Thruway in the Hudson Valley.
New York City Man Arrested for Leandra’s Law DWI following a traffic Stop On Thruway in Orange County, New York
On Sunday around 9:30 p.m., New York State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87 for an alleged vehicle and traffic violation in Newburgh. The driver of the vehicle, Rafael Henriquez, 24, of New York, New York, was found to be intoxicated while traveling with a 14-year-old and 4-year-old child in the vehicle, according to New York State Police.
Henriquez was taken into custody, transported, and processed at State Police Newburgh. His blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.11 percent, officials say.
The children were turned over to a responsible party.
Henriquez was charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle; a class E felony under Leandra's Law and undisclosed vehicle and traffic violations.
NYSP: Rosendale Woman Arrested for DWI with a B.A.C. Over 3 Times the Legal Limit in Newburgh, New York
On Saturday, July 23 around 5:15 p.m, New York State Police received a report of an erratic vehicle traveling southbound on I-87 in the town of Newburgh. Troopers located and stopped the vehicle for alleged multiple traffic violations.
The driver, a 57-year-old woman from Rosendale, New York was found to be driving drunk, police say. She was taken into custody, transported and processed at in Newburgh where her blood alcohol content was determined to be .25 percent. She was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.
Connecticut Man Accused for DWI with a B.A.C. Over 3 Times the Legal Limit in Westchester County, New York
A few hours later, around 6:20 p.m. on Saturday, New York State Police stopped a car on the New York State Thruway in New Rochelle, New York. The driver of the vehicle, a 50-year-old man from Greenwich, Connecticut was found to be intoxicated, police say.
He was taken into custody, transported and processed at SP Tarrytown where his blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.24 percent, according to police. He was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.
All released on Appearance Tickets
All three were turned over to sober third parties and released on appearance tickets.