09 September 2020
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


  
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Friendship man arrested for felony aggravated DWI after Belmont accident

On September 5, 2020, SP Amity Troopers arrested Joseph R. Reed, 28, of Friendship, NY for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated – Previous Conviction Within Ten Years and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated - BAC Over 0.18%.

Troopers investigating a one-car accident on State Route 19 in the village of Belmont determined Reed had been operating a vehicle while in an intoxicated condition. He failed standardized field sobriety tests at the scene. Reed was then arrested and transported to SP Amity, where a chemical breath test revealed him to have a 0.19% BAC.

Reed was arrested and released with appearance tickets for Belmont Village Court, where he is due to appear later this month.

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