Southeast Man Charged With Unlicensed Operation

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

On June 2, 2014 at 3:48 a.m., Deputy Sheriff Benjamin Levine responded to a report of a property damage automobile accident on Federal Hill Road in the Town of Southeast. The deputy’s investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle, identified as Ryan M. Mahoney, 20, of 20 Ernest Road, Southeast held a suspended license. The deputy arrested Mr. Mahoney and charged him with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree, a misdemeanor. The defendant was processed at the scene and released in his own recognizance pending a future appearance in the Town of Southeast Justice Court 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.