Putnam County Sheriff's Department

Driver Arrested Twice for DWI in 18 Hours

On July 17, 2022, Deputies arrested the same driver for Driving While Intoxicated within an eighteen-hour period. The first arrest occurred at 3:05 am when a vehicle, being operated by a 23-year-old male resident of Ossining, was observed traveling at approximately 30 miles per hour and failing to maintain itself in the lane of traffic northbound on the Taconic State Parkway in the Town of Putnam Valley. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was processed at the Sheriff's Office and issued tickets returnable in Putnam Valley Court.

At 9:20 pm, a different Deputy observed a vehicle traveling southbound on Peekskill Hollow Rd near Bryant Pond Rd. The vehicle was observed crossing over the solid yellow line and failing to signal a lane change, and a traffic stop was initiated. The driver was again arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and was issued tickets returnable in Putnam Valley Court.

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