Major Jennifer Gottstine
Troop T Commander
Albany, NY – On June 25, 2020, at approximately 2:45 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the city of Albany, for a vehicle and traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle, Julio A. Gomes, 55, of Lowell, MA, was found to be intoxicated while traveling with a 6-year-old child. Gomes was taken into custody, transported, and processed at SP Albany. The child was turned over to a responsible party.
Gomes’s blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.09% and was subsequently charged with Driving While Intoxicated with a Child in the Vehicle; a Class E Felony. He was turned over to a sober third party with appearance tickets returnable to the City of Albany Court on July 13, 2020.