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Orangetown Police Charge Spring Valley Man With DWI

Orangetown police arrested Renald Beauchard.
Orangetown police arrested Renald Beauchard. Photo Credit: Orangetown Police Department

ORANGETOWN, N.Y. -- Orangetown police have arrested a 32-year-old resident of Spring Valley on a DWI charge, authorities said.

The arrest occurred when a motorist, identified as Renald Beauchard, was stopped on Polhemus Street in Nyack for driving erratically and other traffic violations on Saturday, about 5:01 a.m., according to officials.

The suspect had the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his breath, and he refused to take field sobriety tests at the scene, police report.

Beauchard was arrested for suspicion of DWI, and transported to Orangetown Police Headquarters, where he refused to take a breath test, according to officials.

The defendant was processed and charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, police report.

He was released, and is due back in Nyack Justice Court on Tuesday, Aug. 30, to answer the charge.

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