14 July 2020
Major Jennifer Gottstine
   Troop T Commander



Utica, NY – On July 12, 2020, at approximately 10:15 p.m., State Police responded to a report of a hit and run property damage accident that occurred in the city of Utica as the vehicles were entering the Thruway. 


Troopers located the vehicle which was described as a Toyota Rav4 at the Herkimer exit toll booth.  The uninjured driver, Tays Nying, 30, of Hartford, CT, was found to be intoxicated.  He was taken into custody, transported and processed at SP Schuyler where his blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.21%. 


Nying was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated; an Unclassified Misdemeanor.  He was turned over to a sober third party and released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Village of Herkimer Court on July 28, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. 


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