18 February 2021
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander
 
 
 

 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On February 11, 2021, at approximately 9:10 p.m., State Police arrested 25-year-old Tayler J. Duncan of Keeseville, following a traffic stop on State Route 22B in the town of Peru. Duncan was stopped for several vehicle and traffic violations and was determined to be operating while impaired by drugs. He was charged with DWAI-drugs and released with tickets to appear in the Town of Peru Court at a later date. 

On February 15, 2021, at approximately 4:07 p.m., State Police responded to State Route 9 in the town of Peru for a report of a one-car crash.  Duncan had lost control of his car and ran off the roadway, becoming stuck in a snow embankment on the eastern shoulder of the roadway.  He was determined to be driving under the influence of drugs. He was charged again with DWAI-drugs and released with tickets to appear in the Town of Peru Court.   

Then, on February 17, 2021, at approximately 12:24 p.m., State Police responded to a report of an unconscious male in a vehicle on State Route 9, in Keeseville.  Two witnesses in another vehicle had nearly been struck by Duncan when his vehicle swerved into their lane and then suddenly stopped. When the witnesses approached the car, Duncan was inside, in and out of consciousness. He was arrested and charged a third time with DWAI-drugs.  Duncan was released with tickets to appear at the Chesterfield Town Court. 

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