30 May 2020
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


Friendship man arrested for aggravated DWI

On May 28, 2020, SP Amity Troopers arrested Andrew C. Schappacher, 37, of Friendship, NY for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated – BAC Over 0.18%.

Troopers investigating an unrelated complaint observed Schappacher operating his vehicle on South Street in the town of Friendship. During a subsequent traffic stop, Schappacher was exhibiting obvious signs of intoxication. Troopers determined he had been operating a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition. He failed standardized field sobriety tests at the scene. Schappacher was then arrested and transported to SP Amity, where a chemical breath test revealed him to have a 0.21% BAC.

Schappacher was released with appearance tickets for Friendship Town Court, where he is due to appear in June.

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