Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On May 29, 2021, the New York Police in Sand Lake arrested 45-year-old Holly L. Liberty of West Sand Lake for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, a misdemeanor.
State police responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on State Route 43 in Sand Lake shortly before 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. Investigation at the scene determined that Liberty was operating west on State Route 43 in a 2020 Dodge Ram pickup truck when she crossed the centerline. She then sideswiped an eastbound 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe operated by 56-year-old Kenneth R. Dorr of Sand Lake. Dorr was transported to Samaritan Hospital for evaluation.
Upon speaking with Liberty, the trooper smelled the odor of an alcoholic beverage and observed signs of impairment. Liberty was administered the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, which she failed, and was taken into custody.
Liberty was transported to SP Sand Lake where she provided a breath sample of .29% B.A.C. She was processed and issued an appearance ticket for Sand Lake Town Court on June 7, 2021 at 5:00 pm.