17 August 2022
Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
Troop A Commander


On August 15, 2022, Troopers out of SP Olean arrested Lee E. Smith Jr., 49, of Cuba, NY for Felony Driving while Intoxicated, Criminal Contempt 2nd degree, and other vehicle and traffic infractions.


On August 15, 2022, at 2:35 P.M., Troopers out of SP Olean responded to Union Valley Rd in the town of Hinsdale for a domestic dispute in which Smith Jr. was identified as the suspect. Troopers located Smith Jr. leaving the scene, observed multiple vehicle and traffic infractions, and conducted a traffic stop on Union Valley Rd. While interviewing Johnson, an odor of alcoholic beverage was present. Smith Jr. was placed under arrest after failing multiple SFSTs and was transported to SP Olean where a .11% B.A.C. was recorded. Smith Jr. was charged with felony DWI due to a previous conviction within 10 years. Smith Jr. was also charged with Criminal Contempt 2nd degree as a result of investigation into the initial domestic dispute complaint.


Smith Jr. was arraigned in Hinsdale Town Court where he was released on his own recognizance. Smith Jr. is due back in court at a later date in August 2022.


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