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16 July 2019
Troop C DWI and DWAI arrests
 
 

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander
 



PRESS RELEASE

Troop C Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Ability Impaired by Drug arrests:

On July 2, 2019 at approximately 10:09 p.m., New York State Police at Ithaca arrested Melissa M. Allen, age 34 of Newfield, NY for the misdemeanor of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a reportable B.A.C. of .20%.  Trooper received a complaint of an intoxicated driver that appeared to be lost.  Troopers located Allen on Seabring Road.  After an investigation, she was arrested for DWI.  She was later released on appearance tickets to the town of Newfield court on July 18, 2019 and picked up by a sober third party.

On July 6, 2019 at approximately 6:56 p.m., New York State Police at Homer arrested Kimberly A. White, age 50 of Homer, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and issued tickets for Speeding and Moved From Lane Unsafely.  Troopers were dispatched by Cortland County 911 to an erratic driver on State Route 41 in the town of Scott.  A trooper located White’s vehicle on State Route 41, speeding and make an unsafe lane change.  After an investigation, she was arrested.  She was processed and later released to a sober third party.  White will appear in the town of Scott court on August 5, 2019. 

On July 6, 2019 at approximately 7:56 a.m., New York State Police at Richfield Springs arrested Dakota L. Mander, age 24 of Utica, NY for the misdemeanors of Driving While Intoxicated and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the third degree.  He was also issued tickets for Unlicensed Operator, Operating Out of Class, Speed Not Reasonable and Prudent, Failure to Keep Right and Possession of an Open Container.  Troopers were dispatched by Otsego County 911 for a report of a car fire on County Route 18 in the town of Edmeston.  Troopers located the car Mander was operating and observed that it had collided into a tree stump and caught on fire.  Mander was located in a ditch near the area and subsequently transported by Edmeston EMS to Cooperstown Bassett Hospital for lower body injuries.  Troopers later issued tickets to Mander and he will appear in the town of Edmeston court on July 29, 2019.

On July 7, 2019 at approximately 6:57 p.m., New York State Police at Margaretville arrested Steven Hughes, age 68 of Glen Oaks, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated with a reportable B.A.C. of .14%.  A trooper responded to a complaint of a hit and run on State Highway 28 in the town of Middletown.  The person whose vehicle was struck, told troopers she was sideswiped after a vehicle passed and attempted to merge back into the lane.  The person was able to obtain a license plate and vehicle description.  Troopers located the vehicle and Hughes further down on State Highway 28 and initiated a traffic stop.  After an investigation, he was arrested.  He will appear in Middletown court on July 16, 2019. 

On July 8, 2019 at approximately 1:27 a.m., New York State Police at Owego arrested Dai A. Korba, age 43 of Johnson City, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.  A trooper observed Korba’s vehicle with an equipment violation while on State Route 434 in Apalachin.  A traffic stop was initiated and the trooper determined Korba was intoxicated.  Her reportable B.A.C. was .08%.  She was arrested, processed and released on appearance tickets returnable to the town of Owego court on July 23, 2019 then turned over to a sober third party. 

On July 8, 2019 at approximately 6:10 p.m., New York State Police at Owego arrested Robert B. Trautman, age 28 of Owego, NY for the misdemeanors of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and Resisting Arrest; the violation of Appearance in Public Under the Influence of Narcotics or Drug Other Than Alcohol.  He was also issued tickets for Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test, Holding Out of State License and New York License at the Same Time Without Permission of the Commissioner.  Troopers were dispatched by Tioga County 911 to Mr. Tire in the town of Owego for a disorderly subject.  According to the 911 caller, the subject was highly intoxicated.  Troopers patrolled to the area and located Trautman inside a restaurant.  As troopers interviewed Trautman, they observed that he appeared to be impaired.  A further investigation revealed that he had driven to the area impaired.  When troopers attempted to arrest him, he began to resist but then became nonverbal.  Campville and Owego EMS responded to the scene and was administered Narcan then transported to Wilson Hospital but refused further care once at the hospital.  Trautman was processed and arraigned in the town of Owego court where he was remanded to the Tioga County Jail on $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 bond. 

On July 10, 2019 at approximately 11:17 p.m., New York State Police at Homer arrested Leigh Ulrich, age 60 of Ithaca, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.  She was also issued tickets for Possession of Open Container and Inadequate Headlight.  A trooper initiated a traffic stop on State Route 13 in the town of Cortlandville when he observed Ulrich with only one operating headlight.  The trooper subsequently observed several common characteristics associated with alcohol impairment.  After an investigation, Ulrich was arrested.  Her reportable B.A.C was .16%.  Ulrich was processed and released to a sober third party.  She will appear to the town of Cortlandville court on July 29, 2019. 

On July 11, 2019 at approximately 1:43 a.m., New York State Police at Endwell arrested Justin C. Pike, age 26 of Endicott, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated with a reportable B.A.C of .13%.  He was also issued tickets for Moved From Lane Unsafely, Improper Passing and Failure to Use/Improper Use of Four-Way Flashers. Troopers observed Pike traveling on State Highway 17 in the town of Dickinson with its hazard flashers activated.  They also observed him pass another vehicle on the right shoulder.  A traffic stop was conducted and troopers observed that Pike appeared to be intoxicated.  After an investigation, he was arrested.  He was released on appearance tickets to the town of Dickinson court on August 1, 2019 then turned over to a sober third party.    

On July 11, 2019 at approximately 8:06 p.m., New York State Police at Endwell arrested Debra L. Sturdevant, age 61 of Merritt Island, FL for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.  Sturdevant was stopped for speeding while on State Highway 26 in the town of Union.  The trooper initiated a traffic stop and observed that Sturdevant showed signs of impairment.  Her reportable B.A.C. of .12% and she was subsequently arrested.  Sturdevant was released on appearance tickets to the town Union court on August 6, 2019 then turned over to a sober third party. 

On July 12, 2019 at approximately 11:14 p.m., New York State Police at Whitney Point arrested Cheri L. Carpenter, age 51 of Chenango Forks, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.  She was also issued a ticket for Failure to Dim Headlights.  A trooper at a DWI checkpoint on Kattelville Road in the town of Chenango observed Carpenter with her high beams on and did not stop when passing through the checkpoint.  A trooper yelled to stop and she subsequently stopped her vehicle.  After an investigation, she was arrested for DWI.  Her reportable B.A.C was .12%.  Carpenter was processed and released on appearance tickets to the town of Chenango court on July 24, 2019 then turned over to a sober third party. 

On July 12, 2019 at approximately 11:02 p.m. New York State Police at Owego arrested Jeffrey A. Patak, age 29 of Vestal, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.  He was also issued tickets for Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test, Possession of Open Container, Moved From Lane Unsafely and Failure to Signal.  A trooper observed Patak fail to use his turn signal when turning onto State Route 434 from Lolita Drive then cross over the fog line.  A traffic stop was initiated and the trooper observed several characteristics associated with alcohol impairment.  Patak refused to submit to a breath test but after an investigation, was arrested.  He was issued appearance tickets to the town of Owego court on July 16, 2019.

On July 13, 2019 at approximately 1:39 a.m., New York State Police at Oneonta arrested Matthew J. Boyles, age 38 of Cooperstown, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.  He was also issued tickets for Drove Across Hazard Markings, Failure to Keep Right and No Plate Lamp.  Troopers observed Boyles with an equipment violation and unable to maintain his lane while on State Highway 205 in the town of Oneonta.  A traffic stop was initiated and he displayed several common characteristics indicative of alcohol impairment.  His reportable B.A.C. was .12%. He was issued appearance tickets to the town of Oneonta court on July 16, 2019 and released to sober third party.

On July 13, 2019 at approximately 12:57 a.m., New York State Police at Endwell arrested Mark Emmi, age 58 of Binghamton, NY for the felony of Driving While Intoxicated (with a prior conviction within 10 years).  Troopers stationed at a DWI checkpoint on Kattelville Road in the town of Chenango observed Emmi with several common characteristics displayed with alcohol impairment. After an investigation, he was arrested with a reportable B.A.C. of .15%.  Emmi was processed and then transported to Broome County Central Arraignment and Processing. 

On July 13, 2019 at approximately 10:32 a.m. New York State Police at Ithaca arrested Cody B. Carroll, age 25 of Cortland, NY for the felony of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the first degree, the misdemeanor of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and the violation of Unlawful Possession of Marihuana.  Carroll was also issued tickets for Speed Not Reasonable and Prudent, Following Too Close, Threw/Deposited Refuse and Passed Vehicle on Right.  A New York State Police Investigator was traveling on State Route 13 in the town of Dryden when he observed Carroll approach the rear of his vehicle at a high rate of speed, he then proceeded to follow too close, then pass the Investigator’s vehicle on the right shoulder.  While at the stop light at State Route 13 and Freeville Road, the Investigator observed Carroll throw a marijuana cigarette out the window.  A traffic stop was initiated in the parking lot of Shurfine.  A trooper responded to the scene and after an investigation, Carroll was arrested.  Carroll appeared in the town of Dryden court on July 13, 2019.

On July 15, 2019 at approximately 6:09 a.m., New York State Police at Oneonta arrested Michael S. Collins, age 38 of Oneonta, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.  He was also issued tickets for Imprudent Speed, Moved From Lane Unsafely and Drove Across Hazard Markings. Troopers were dispatched by Delaware County 911 for an accident on County Highway 11 in the town of Davenport.  Troopers located Collins’ vehicle off the embankment and observed that there was damage to a sign, stone wall and guide rail.  Collins was not injured and observed that he had several common factors associated with alcohol impairment.  After an investigation, he was arrested.  His reportable B.A.C. was .12%. Collins was later released to a sober third party and is to appear in the town of Davenport court on July 23, 2019. 

On July 15, 2019 at approximately 11:02 p.m., New York State Police at Owego arrested Laura A. Ellis, age 57 of Whitney Point, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.  She was also issued tickets for Speeding in a Posted Work Zone, Insufficient Tail Lamps and Possession of an Open Container.  A trooper on State Route 17 in the town of Nichols observed Ellis operating a vehicle with an equipment violation and speeding in a construction zone.  A traffic stop was initiated and the trooper observed several common characteristics associated with alcohol impairment.  Her reportable B.A.C was .11% and was arrested.  Ellis was subsequently released on appearance tickets and turned over to a sober third party.  Ellis will appear in the town of Nichols on July 25, 2019. 






 


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