Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander
Friendship man arrested for DWI
On June 29, 2019, SP Amity Troopers arrested Edward W. Elling, Jr., 42, of Friendship, NY for Driving While Intoxicated.
During a traffic stop on Hydetown Road in the town of Friendship, Elling was exhibiting obvious signs of intoxication. Troopers determined he had been operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated condition. He failed standardized field sobriety tests at the scene. Elling was then arrested and transported to SP Amity, where a chemical breath test revealed him to have a 0.14% BAC.
Elling was issued appearance tickets for Friendship Town Court, where he is due to appear in July.