16 June 2020
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander

State Police arrest Waterport man for DWAI Drugs, Possession of Marihuana and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

On June 15, 2020, at approximately 3:55 pm, State Police arrested Vic Wheeler, 46, of Waterport, NY, for DWAI Drugs, Unlawful Possession of Marihuana and Leaving the scene of an accident that occurred on Lake Rd in the Town of Somerset.

Troopers were called to the scene of the accident at approximately 3:37 pm.  The vehicle being operated by Wheeler had left the scene, but a license plate had been knocked off.  The vehicle was located and Wheeler was taken into custody.  Following an evaluation by a Drug Recognition Expert, he was charged with DWAI Drugs.  He was also found in possession of marihuana.  Wheeler was charged with DWAI Drugs, UPM, and Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident and was issued appearance tickets returnable in the Town of Somerset Court.

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