On March 15, 2020, at approximately 1:39 p.m., State Police responded to a report of a two-car crash on State Route 458 in the town of Waverly. An investigation at the scene revealed that a 2013 Dodge Charger operated by 34-year-old Garrett M. Smith of St. Regis Falls, was traveling west behind a 2006 Volkswagen Passat operated by 18-year-old Kristi Kruseck of Brasher, when Smith struck the rear of Kruseck’s vehicle. No injuries resulted from the collision.
Smith was arrested for DWI. His blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.11%. Due to a previous DWI conviction, Smith was charged with Felony Driving While Intoxicated and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st degree (E felony). Smith was released with tickets to appear at the Town of Waverly Court.