Gary Moffitt busted for DWI with twice the legal limit for booze in his blood
Warren County New York Sheriff reports that on July 1, 2016, at approximately 9:41 P.M., the Warren County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of an erratic operator that nearly struck another vehicle head on in the Town of Queensbury. Sheriff’s Patrol located the vehicle traveling southeast on Quaker Rd. swerving into the oncoming lane and initiated a vehicle stop.
The vehicle was stopped and the driver was identified as Gary W. Moffitt, age 58, of Hudson Falls, NY. Moffitt failed standardized field sobriety test and was placed in custody for DWI by the Sheriff’s Patrol. Moffitt was found to have a BAC of .17% of 1% after submitting to a chemical breath test. He was also issued a traffic ticket for failing to keep right. Moffitt was released pending prosecution in Queensbury Town Court. The arrest was made by Patrol Officers Ryan Schroeck and Dan Habshi.
Police say that on July 3, 2016, at about 03:01 AM the Warren County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a property damage motor vehicle accident on State Route 9 just North of Stockfarm Road in the Town of Chester.
The vehicle a 2011 Toyota Venza operated by Shawn H. Tajerha,30, of Springfield Massachusetts was traveling northbound on Route 9 when he struck a guide wire and overturned.
A Police investigation determined Tajerha to be intoxicated and he was charged with misdemeanor Driving While Intoxicated. Tajerha refused to submit to a chemical test. He was also issued traffic tickets for moving from lane unsafely and refusing a chemical test.
Tajerha is to appear in Chester Town Court at a later date. The accident was investigated by Patrol Officer’s Kenneth Smith, and Matt Fish. They were also assisted at the scene by the Chestertown Fire Company.