Poughkeepsie Man Charged With Unlicensed Operation

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the arrest of a Poughkeepsie man on a charge of unlicensed operation.

On July 1, 2014 at 7:48 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Brian Aisenstat stopped a speeding motorist on Route 9 in the Town of Philipstown. The deputy determined that the driver, identified as Carlos A. Aldana, 41, of 5 Orchard Park, Poughkeepsie, New York held a suspended license. The deputy arrested Mr. Aldana and charged him with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree, a misdemeanor. The defendant was processed at the Putnam County Correctional Facility and released after posting $200.00 cash bail. The defendant will be required to appear in the Town of Philipstown Justice Court on July 28, 2014 to answer the charge.

If found guilty of the misdemeanor charge, the defendant could face up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.00.