Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On July 20, 2021, the New York State Police in Latham arrested 70-year-old Leon Conrad of Stillwater, for Driving While Intoxicated-Two Previous Convictions D felony), Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st degree (E felony), and Use of a Vehicle Without an Interlock Device (A misdemeanor).
Shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, State Police responded to a one-car crash on the Exit 3 off-ramp of I-90 eastbound. When the Trooper arrived, they found a 2011 Nissan Rogue damaged after leaving the roadway and striking a tree. The operator, Conrad, smelled of alcohol and showed signs of intoxication. He was unable to complete roadside sobriety tests and was taken into custody.
Conrad was transported to SP Latham where he provided a breath sample of .16% B.A.C. He was issued an appearance ticket for Albany City Court on August 10 ,2021 and released to a sober third party.