New York: State Police busted Justin Spencer for DWI after he crashed into guard rail and vehicle; more DWI arrests for April 20, 2017

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The New York State Police at Fillmore reports the arrest of Justin C. Spencer for DWI

On April 15, 2017, Troopers arrested Justin C. Spencer, 31, of Portageville, NY, for Driving While Intoxicated.

Troopers investigating a 2-car accident on State Route 70 in the Town of Grove arrested Justin C. Spencer for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.  Spencer had struck a guard rail and then rear-ended another vehicle.

While Troopers interviewed Spencer, the odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected.  SFSTs were attempted but stopped for safety reasons.  Spencer was arrested and transported to SP Fillmore where he recorded a 0.19% BAC.  He was released on tickets and is due in the Town of Grove Court on 6/5/17 at 1:00 PM.

Dennis P. Strader 44 of Delevan NY for driving while intoxicated NYSP 041917

On April 19, 2017, at approximately 9:24 pm, Troopers arrested Dennis P. Strader 44 of Delevan NY for driving while intoxicated and failing to signal a turn.

Strader was stopped on State Route 16 in the Town of Machias for failing to signal a turn at the traffic light.  During the interview, the odor of alcoholic beverage was present.  Strader was given SFST’s to which he failed.  Strader was transported to Sp Machias for processing, where he recorded a .10%BAC.

 

On April 10, 2017, Troopers arrested Donald W. Schultz, 46, of Belmont, NY, for Driving While Intoxicated.

Donald W. Schultz, 46, of Belmont, NY, for Driving While Intoxicated.

Troopers stopped a truck with no tail lamps or license plates on County Route 2 in the Town of Almond.  While interviewing driver Donald W. Schultz, the odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected.  Schultz would not perform any SFSTs.  He was arrested and transported to SP Amity where he refused to provide a breath sample.  He was arraigned before the Town of Almond Court and released to reappear on 4/17/17 at 5:00 PM.

On March 29, 2017, at approximately 8 p.m. State Police responded to a County Route 55 in the town of Brasher for a one-car roll-over crash.

An investigation at the scene revealed that a witness in a nearby residence had called 911 after hearing a loud crash and watching the male operator flee on foot into the woods. Troopers utilized K-9 to locate the operator, who was found approximately 1/2 mile southwest of the scene.  Ervin E. Francis IV, 27, of Malone, was subsequently arrested for DWI. He was not injured. His blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.18%.

Francis was charged with Aggravated DWI, and further ticketed for leaving the scene of a property damage accident, aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd degree, open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, speed not reasonable and prudent, and failure to use designated lane.  He was arraigned in the Town of Brasher Court where he was remanded to the St. Lawrence County Jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 bond. He is to reappear in the Town of Brasher Court on April 18, 2017, at 6 p.m.

On March 30, 2017, at approximately 1 a.m., State Police arrested 26-year-old Krystina C. Stillwell of Potsdam for DWI following a traffic stop on Miner Street in the village of Canton for operating with no headlights.

Stillwell’s blood alcohol content was determined to be .15%. She was also found with an open can of alcohol inside the vehicle. Stillwell was charged with DWI, and further ticketed for operating without headlights, and open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. She was released with tickets returnable to the Town of Canton Court on April 26, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.

Brandon R. Elia, age 22, of Spencer, NY Driving While Ability Impaired by Drug NYSP

(Spencer, NY – April 20, 2017) On April 17, 2017, at about 11:33 p.m., New York State Police at Owego arrested Brandon R. Elia, age 22, of Spencer, NY for the misdemeanor of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and other traffic violations.

This arrest occurred after a traffic stop when a vehicle with a loud exhaust was seen driving on State Route 96, near East Spencer Road, in the Town of Spencer.  An investigation determined that Elia was driving while his ability was impaired by drugs.  He consented to a test of his urine for drugs but the lab results are pending.

Elia was issued tickets returnable to the Town of Spencer Court on May 10, 2017, and was released.

 

WRONG-WAY BOZO ON INTERSTATE CHARGED WITH DWI

Michael Flaville, 39, of Millville, New Jersey DWI NYSP 041417

New York State Police say that on 04/14/17, at approximately 2:30 AM, the State Police received a cellular 911 call for a pickup truck traveling in the wrong direction on I-590 at Empire Boulevard in the town of Irondequoit.? Troopers located the vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of I-390 in the town of Brighton.

The operator, Michael Flaville, a 39-year-old male from Millville, New Jersey, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.? Flaville provided a breath sample indicating a .15% BAC. He was issued Uniform Traffic Tickets for Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with a BAC >.08%, driving the wrong way on a one-way street, Reckless Driving, and improper entrance to a limited access highway, as well as Reckless Endangerment 2nd.? Flaville was remanded to the Monroe County jail for morning arraignment.