29 March 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Franklinville man arrested for DWI after accident

On March 25, 2021, SP Machias Troopers arrested Derek B. Engels, 21, of Franklinville, NY for Driving While Intoxicated.

Troopers investigating a one-vehicle accident on State Route 16 in the town of Franklinville determined Engels had been operating a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition. He was unable to complete standardized field sobriety tests at the scene due to injuries sustained in the collision. Engels was then arrested and transported to Olean General Hospital for treatment.

Engels was issued appearance tickets for Franklinville Town Court, where he is due to appear in May.

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