24 March 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Pennsylvania man arrested for felony Leandra’s Law Aggravated DWAI-Drugs in Allegany

On March 22, 2021, SP Olean Troopers arrested Shawn M. DeVitt, 34, of Bradford, PA for three counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (With a Child Passenger Less Than 16), Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.

During a traffic stop on State Route 417 in the town of Allegany, DeVitt was exhibiting obvious signs of impairment. Troopers determined he had been operating a motor vehicle while in an impaired condition with three children present in the vehicle. He failed standardized field sobriety tests at the scene. DeVitt was then arrested and transported to SP Olean, where a Drug Recognition Expert evaluation confirmed impairment.

DeVitt was released with appearance tickets for Allegany Town Court, where he is due to appear in April.

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