New York: Prosecutor Evan P. Thomson – who locks up DWI drivers – busted for DWI by State Police after he booze-cruised down embankment

New York State Police

Evan P Thompson Ass Dist Attn Clinton Co NY DWI arrest 122714

On Sunday, December 21, 2014, at approximately 8:27 PM, the State Police in Lewis received a report of a one-car motor vehicle accident in the median of Interstate 87 in the vicinity of mile marker 122 in the Town of Lewis.

The investigation revealed Evan P. Thomson, a 26-year-old Morrisonville, New York resident, was the sole occupant in a vehicle northbound on I-87 and had traveled off the west portion of the roadway, striking the guide rails and proceeding down a steep embankment. Thomson declined medical attention at the scene.

After failing standardized field sobriety tests, Thomson was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated and transported to SP Lewis.

At SP Lewis, Thomson provided a positive breath sample of .29% BAC and was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (BAC > .18%), a misdemeanor, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and drove across hazard markings.

After processing Thomson was transported to Elizabethtown Community Hospital where he was treated and released for a minor injury.

Thomson, an Assistant District Attorney in Clinton County, is to appear in the Town of Lewis Court on December 30, 2014 at 6:00 PM before Town Justice Timothy Pierce.

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