Unlicensed Drivers Removed From Putnam County Roads

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of motorists driving with suspended licenses in Putnam County.

On March 17, 2018, at approximately 2:54 p.m. Deputy Sheriff Shawn Iarussi observed a vehicle traveling northbound on Route 6N, Mahopac. The deputy saw several objects hanging from the rear-view mirror obstructing the driver’s view.

A computer check disclosed, the driver, Peter T. Fischer, age 25, of Mahopac had been driving while his privilege to do so had been suspended in New York.

Deputy Iarussi issued summonses at the scene, and Mr. Fisher was released for a future Town of Carmel court date.


On March 18, 2018, at approximately 2:50 a.m. Deputy Sheriff Joseph Sadowski stopped 23-year-old Ariana Ruiz of Southeast for speeding in the Village of Brewster.

A computer check revealed that the Department of Motor Vehicles had revoked Ruiz’s license. Ruiz was charged with Speeding and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Third Degree, a misdemeanor and is scheduled to appear later in The Village of Brewster Justice Court.

Arrest | by Dr. Radut