25 February 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
 



 
PRESS RELEASE
 

New York State Police at Endwell arrested a man twice within three hours, each time for Driving While Intoxicated. 

On February 16, 2021 at approximately 11:00pm New York State Police at Endwell arrested Ala A. Alguhem, age 21 of Endicott, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated. 

A trooper was monitoring police radio traffic when he heard that the village of Endicott Police were investigating a hit and run that just occurred.  While searching the area for the vehicle, the trooper and an officer from the village of Endicott Police Department spotted the car stuck in a snowbank on East Main Street in the town of Union.  The operator was attempting to get the vehicle out of the snowbank. 

After an investigation, Alguhem was arrested for DWI, his reportable B.A.C was .10%.  Alguhem was processed and issued appearance tickets to the town of Union court on March 9, 2021 then turned over to a sober third party. 

A few hours later, on February 17, 2021 at approximately 2:00 a.m., New York State Police at Endwell arrested Alguhem for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.  Troopers on patrol on North Street in the village of Endicott spotted a speeding vehicle and realized that it was the same vehicle that Alguhem was driving earlier. 

The troopers caught up with Alguhem after he turned onto Oak Hill Avenue then drove through the Price Chopper parking lot them back onto North Street. Alguhem pulled behind a residence and began to exit his vehicle when troopers asked him to stay in his vehicle. 

Alguhem was arrested and transported back to SP Endwell.  He was then transported to Broome County Central Arraignment and Processing. 

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