The New York State Police and several other police agencies joined forces on August 2, 2019 in an effort to get impaired drivers, unlicensed drivers and drugs off the roadways.
Twenty-nine law enforcement members were involved in a five-hour traffic saturation detail which included troopers from Troops C, G and H, Delaware County Sheriff’s Department, Greene County Sheriff’s Department, Schoharie County Sheriff’s Department, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Police, New York State Park Rangers, U.S Department of Homeland Security and the Roxbury Town Constable. Among those officers were two drug recognition experts, two K9 handlers and one Homeland Security Agent. The targeted areas included the areas in and around the village of Stamford, town of Roxbury, Delaware County and adjoining county lines.
A total of thirty-eight traffic summons were issued during the five-hour period. The summonses included, but were not limited to, the offenses of aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operator, unregistered motor vehicle, failed to obey a lawful order, speed violations, expired inspections, unregistered motor vehicles, no seatbelt drivers, no child restraint, open container of alcoholic beverage within motor vehicle and numerous vehicle equipment defects. Additionally, a total of five Penal Law arrests, four Driving While Intoxicated or Impaired by Drugs and two Leandra’s Law arrests were made.
(3) Driving While Impaired by Drugs
(2) Leandra’s Law (Class E-Felonies)
(1) Driving While Intoxicated-Alcohol
(4) Unlawful Possession of Marihuana
(1) Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the fifth degree
(1) Wanted Person that had two active warrants
(1) Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the second degree
(1) Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the third degree