11 May 2022
Major Carla A. DiRienzo
Troop T Commander



Sullivan, NY – On May 8, 2022, at approximately 10:45 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-90 in the town of Sullivan for a vehicle and traffic violation.  The driver of the vehicle, Richie A. Stokes Jr., 34, of Clyde, NY, was found to be intoxicated and had a revoked non-driver ID only.  He was transported and processed at SP Syracuse, where his blood alcohol content was determined to be .14%. 

Additionally, Stokes has two prior DWI convictions within the last 10 years and is required to operate a vehicle with an ignition interlock device.  He was subsequently charged with Driving While Intoxicated (2 previous convictions) and Driving While Intoxicated with .08 of 1% or more blood alcohol; both Class D Felonies, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 1st degree; a Class E Felony, and Operating a Motor Vehicle with No Ignition Interlock Device; a Class A Misdemeanor.

Stokes was turned over to a sober third party and released on appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Sullivan Court on May 24, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. 




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