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Danbury Man Charged With DWI In State Police Stop

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New York State Police. Photo Credit: File

New York State Police troopers in the Hudson Valley busted more than a dozen removed from the road for alleged impaired driving this past weekend.

Local residents charged include:

Westchester County

  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from Cortlandt arrested Jennifer J. Lopez, 34, of Peekskill, for DWI. She was traveling on North James Street in Peekskill, when she was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that she was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from Somers arrested Jose F. Lemus Santos, 36, of Cortlandt, for DWI. He was traveling on State Route 118 in Somers, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from East Fishkill arrested Zachary Salvia, 27, of Mount Kisco, for DWI. He was traveling on Interstate 684 in Southeast, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Sunday, April 7, State Police troopers from Cortlandt arrested Rufino Mendez Vega, 40, of Cortlandt, for DWI. He was traveling on Oregon Road in Cortlandt, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Sunday, April 7, State Police troopers from Cortlandt arrested Wilson G. Tigre Sumba, 25, of Peekskill, for DWI. He was traveling on State Route 9 in Cortlandt, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.

Putnam County

  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from Poughkeepsie arrested Brooke M. Backman, 40, of Putnam Valley, for DWI. She was traveling on the Taconic in LaGrange, when she was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that she was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Sunday, April 7, State Police troopers from East Fishkill arrested Matthew G. Maleska, 25, of Patterson, for DWI. He was traveling on State Route 22 in Southeast, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Sunday, April 7, State Police troopers from Brewster arrested Eddie J. Miranda, 48, of Carmel, for DWI. He was traveling on State Route 6 in Carmel, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.

Dutchess County

  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from Wappinger arrested Rodrick Q. Pixley, 56, of Poughkeepsie, for DWI. He was traveling on Main Street in Poughkeepsie, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from Wappinger arrested Fernando J. Mejia Geraldino, 19, of Fishkill, for DWAI Drugs. He was traveling on State Route 52 in Fishkill, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by drugs, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from Stormville arrested Charles O. Radier, 59, of Poughkeepsie, for DWI with a prior conviction, a class E felony. He was traveling on the Taconic State Parkway in East Fishkill, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from Poughkeepsie arrested Bethany F. Gross, 45, of Washington, for DWI. She was traveling on State Route 44 in Pleasant Valley, when she was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that she was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from New Lebanon arrested Kenneth L. Baccaro, 51, of Wappinger, for DWI, a misdemeanor, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, a class D felony. He was traveling on State Route 66 in Chatham, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, possessed approximately one gram of cocaine, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Sunday, April 7, State Police troopers from Poughkeepsie arrested Clairmonte O. Jordan, 61, of Poughkeepsie, for DWI. He was traveling on State Route 55 in Poughkeepsie, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Sunday, April 7, State Police troopers from Poughkeepsie arrested Erik Rosales Avila, 22, of Washington, for DWI, Resisting Arrest, and Obstruction of Governmental Administration, all misdemeanors. He was traveling on State Route 44 in Pleasant Valley, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.
  • On Sunday, April 7, State Police troopers from Rhinebeck arrested Amanda L. Matthews, 36, of Hyde Park, for DWAI Drugs with a prior conviction, a class E felony. She was traveling on Newington Drive in Hyde Park, when she was involved in a one-car motor vehicle crash. The investigation revealed that she was impaired by drugs, and was subsequently arrested.

Orange County

  • On Saturday, April 6, State Police troopers from East Fishkill arrested Noah R. Magsamen, 36, of Montgomery, for DWI. He was traveling on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley, and drove off the roadway into an embankment. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.

Fairfield County

  • On Friday, April 5, State Police troopers from Somers arrested Steven M. Erker, 31, of Danbury, for DWI. He was traveling on Old Croton Falls Road in Somers, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.

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