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I-87 Driver Stopped For Speeding Was Drunk, On Revoked License, Police Say

Alejandro Martinez of Newburgh was charged with driving under the influence with a revoked license due to a prior DWI arrest.
Alejandro Martinez of Newburgh was charged with driving under the influence with a revoked license due to a prior DWI arrest. Photo Credit: New York State Police

A Newburgh man stopped for speeding on Tuesday on I-87, was driving on a revoked license while intoxicated, according to the New York State Police.

State police stopped Alejandro Martinez, 29, for speeding at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

When troopers began an investigation into Martinez, they found that he was driving under the influence and had a revoked license due to a prior DWI. He was also supposed to be driving a vehicle with an ignition interlock device because of the DWI, police said.

A test of his blood alcohol content registered at 0.08 percent. He was charged with: 

  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Aggravated unlicensed operation
  • Operating a motor vehicle with no ignition interlock device
  • Multiple vehicle and traffic violations

Martinez was arraigned before the Town of Cornwall Court and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 20.

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