15 October 2019
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander

On October 12, 2019, State Police in Latham arrested 33-year-old Rebecca N. Welch of Colonie, for Felony Driving While Intoxicated- 2 Prior Convictions (D felony).
Shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Saturday night, State Police stopped a vehicle traveling on Loudon Road in Colonie, for a traffic infraction. When the Trooper interviewed the driver, Rebecca Welch, they could smell the odor of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle.
Welch was administered the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, which she failed, and was taken into custody.
Welch was transported to SP Latham where she provided a breath sample of .16% B.A.C. She was issued an appearance ticket and is due in Colonie Town Court on October 21, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

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