A Rockland man is facing felony DWI charges after a traffic stop on I-87, police say.
New York State Police responded to a report of a disabled vehicle on I-87 in Newburgh on Saturday, March 16 around 2:20 p.m.
Further investigation revealed that the vehicle’s driver, identified as 34-year-old Daniel Hyppolite of Spring Valley, was allegedly intoxicated and had a suspended license, according to state police.
Hyppolite was arrested and transported to SP Newburgh, where his BAC was tested at .16. He was also determined to have a prior DWI conviction within the last 10 years and is legally required to drive a vehicle with an ignition interlock device, police said.
Hyppolite faces the following charges:
- Driving while intoxicated, a Class E felony
- First-degree unlicensed operation, a Class E felony
- Operating a motor vehicle without an ignition interlock device, a Class A misdemeanor
- Vehicle and traffic violations
Hyppolite was arraigned before the Town of Newburgh Court. Information regarding bail and return court date is not available at this time.
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