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23 March 2017
State Police arrest Lake Peekskill man for felony DWAI Drugs
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Robert M. Nuzzo
Troop K Commander
Mount Pleasant, New York – On March 20, 2017, New York State Police from the Hawthorne barracks arrested 30-year-old Carlos A. Perez of Lake Peekskill, New York, for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, a Class E Felony.
Troopers stopped to assist the Town of Greenburgh Police Department with a traffic stop on the Sprain Brook Parkway. The driver of the vehicle, Perez, was stopped for erratic operation and found to be impaired by drugs.
Perez was evaluated by a State Police Drug Recognition Expert who confirmed his inability to safely operate a motor vehicle due to impairment.
The defendant was charged with felony DWAI Drugs when a criminal history revealed a previous DWI related conviction from 2011. Perez was issued traffic tickets directing him to appear in the Town of Mount Pleasant Court on April 13, 2017.
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