New York: State Police note DWI arrests; Johnny Gularte leads the list for June 5, 2014

Johnny Gularte, DWI by New York State Police




Pleasant Valley, New York – On June 1, 2014 at approximately 3:53 a.m., the New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Johnny Gularte, age 34, of Mahopac, New York, for driving while intoxicated, a Misdemeanor.

Subsequent to a vehicle and traffic stop conducted on North Avenue for Speeding, Gularte was found to be intoxicated.

Gularte provide a positive breath sample with a Blood Alcohol Content of .09% and was issued uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Town of Pleasant Valley Court on June 5, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Kinderhook, New York – On June 2, 2014 at approximately 11:49 a.m., State Police from the Kinderhook barracks arrested Kyle H. Flagler, age 30, of Niverville, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated, a Misdemeanor.

Flagler was stopped by police after they learned of an active warrant for his arrest.  While being interviewed by police, he exhibited clues that indicated that he was impaired.

Flagler provided a positive breath sample that yielded a Blood Alcohol Content of .08% and was issued uniform traffic tickets ordering him to appear before the Town of Kinderhook Court on June 17, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Flagler was turned over to Troopers from the SP Schodack barracks to answer the outstanding warrant.

On May 25, 2014, State Police out of the Machias Barracks arrested 37 year old Richard I. Fancher of Machias for Driving While Intoxicated.  Fancher was stopped for a brakelight infraction on State Route 16 in Delevan after drawing the attention of patrols by squealing his tires on Cobb Avenue.  Fancher was processed and issued traffic tickets to appear in the Town of Yorkshire Court to appear on June 5, 2014, and was released to a third party.

On June 4, at approximately 9:52 PM, Troopers stopped a 2001 Grand Cherokee on Bailey Avenue near E. Delevan because of a license plate reader (LPR) “hit” for a suspended registration. Upon interview, the driver, identified as Samantha A. Miller, age 29, of Buffalo, NY, was found to be intoxicated. Ms. Miller was arrested and transported to Buffalo Police Booking where she consented to a breath test which resulted in a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) reading of .19%.
Ms. Miller was subsequently arrested for Aggravated DWI, Operating without Insurance, Passing on the Right, and Moved from Lane Unsafely. Ms. Miller was issued traffic tickets and will appear in Buffalo City Court on a later date to answer the charges.

Timothy J. Dishaw charged with DWI after crashing into school bus

On June 3, 2014 at approximately 5:22 p.m., New York State Police report that they responded to a personal injury accident involving a school bus on County Route 28, in the town of Lisbon.

45-year-old Timothy J. Dishaw of Lisbon, was operating a 2006 Dodge pick up truck, when he struck the rear driver side tire of the school bus. The school bus was carrying six children and one adult passenger and as well as the driver. There were no reported injuries to any of the occupants on the bus.

Dishaw was transported to Claxton-Hepburn Hospital where he was treated for a broken ankle. Dishaw also consented to a blood test to determine his blood alcohol content.

He was charged with DWI, open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to keep right. Dishaw is to appear in the Town of Lisbon Court on June 17, 2014, at 7 p.m.

This investigation will continue and further charges are pending.

Kenneth C. Bailey of Houston, Texas DWI in New York

(Otsego, NY – June 4, 2014) On June 3, 2014, Troopers at SP Oneonta arrested Kenneth C. Bailey, 41, of Houston, TX for Driving While Intoxicated with a reportable BAC result of .11%.  The arrest resulted from a vehicle and traffic law stop for not stooping at a flashing red signal on Main Street in Otsego, NY.  An investigation determined that Mr. Bailey was driving while intoxicated.  Mr. Bailey was issued tickets returnable to the Town of Otsego Court on June 25, 2014.





Vance Gardner DWI NYSP

June 4, 2014 North Hornell-based New York State Police report that they arrested Vance Gardner, 38, of Kanona, NY for DWI.  State Police were dispatched to County Route 128 in the Town of Canisteo to investigate an automobile accident.  On scene they located the vehicle, but the operator had fled the scene. 

State Police received information that the operator Vance Gardner was a passenger in a vehicle a short distance from the accident scene.  State Police stopped the vehicle and Gardner was inside.  Gardner admitted to driving the vehicle involved in the accident and consuming alcohol prior to operation.  Gardner was administered field sobriety tests and failed.  Gardner was arrested for DWI and is to appear in the Town of Canisteo Court on June 16, 2014.