18 December 2019
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Hinsdale man arrested for DWI after accident

On December 16, 2019, SP Olean Troopers arrested Ryan K. Higley, 19, of Hinsdale, NY for Driving While Intoxicated.

During their investigation of a one-car accident on State Route 446 in the town of Hinsdale, Higley, the driver, 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. Higley was then arrested and transported to SP Olean, where a chemical breath test revealed him to have a 0.13% BAC.

Higley was released with an appearance ticket for Hinsdale Town Court, where he is due to appear in January.

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