Major Jennifer Gottstine
Troop T Commander
Root, NY – On May 25, 2020 at approximately 10:00 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-90 in the town of Root for vehicle and traffic violations. The driver, Ashley C. Markellos, 29, of Guilderland, NY, was found to be intoxicated. She was taken into custody, transported and processed at SP Fultonville where her blood alcohol content was determined to be .21%.
Markellos was subsequently charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated. She was released to a sober third party with appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Root Court on July 13, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.