Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On October 10, 2021, the New York State Police in Princetown arrested 70-year-old Richard D. Brown of Rotterdam, for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, a misdemeanor.
State Police responded to a report of a vehicle into a ditch on Giffords Church Road in Princetown shortly before 9:00 p.m. Saturday evening. When the Trooper arrived, they located the vehicle in a ditch off the southern shoulder. Upon speaking with the driver, Richard Brown, they could smell the odor of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle. Brown was administered roadside sobriety tests but was unable to complete them.
Brown was taken into custody and transported to SP Princetown where he provided a breath sample of .25% B.A.C. He was processed and issued an appearance ticket for Princetown Town Court on October 20, 2021.