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February 2018 Archives

New York prosecutor launches DWI rehabilitation program

Wearing an alcohol monitoring bracelet for 90 days and attending alcohol-related counseling and victim impact panels could help motorists in one New York county to keep their criminal records clean after being arrested for drunk driving for the first time. Participation in the program, which was launched by the Broome County District Attorney's Office in January, will only be offered to first-time DWI offenders who were not involved in accidents, caused no injuries and were not cited for reckless driving.

New York driver charged with felony DWI

A resident of Westchester was recently arrested in Croton-on-Hudson and charged with a felony due to his second DWI in the past decade. According to authorities with the New York State Police, the 42-year-old man was arrested at approximately 3:40 a.m. on Feb. 9.

Marijuana’s 4/20 celebration increases fatal crashes

Even if you’re not a marijuana user, you may know that the drug is associated with 420. Legend has it that a group of teens calling themselves the Waldos from San Rafael High School in California would meet at 4:20 p.m. before heading out to the woods to search for a fabled patch of cannabis. From there, the term went to the Grateful Dead and into the cannabis magazine High Times and on into popular culture.

Man charged with DWI at DWI victim meeting

Police say that a 51-year-old New York man showed up to a meeting with a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit. He had been ordered to attend the meeting as part of a sentence on a DWI conviction. The purpose was to listen to others who had experiences with drunk drivers. The man insisted that he had not driven to the meeting on his own.

New York man found asleep in car charged with DWI

Police in New York took a 51-year-old man into custody on drunk driving charges on the afternoon of Jan. 27 after he was allegedly discovered passed out behind the wheel. A captain with the Port Authority Police Department, who was patrolling in a marked vehicle at the time, is said to have come across a 2008 Nissan Altima at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Gulf Avenue near the National Grid building in Richmond County's Mariners Harbor neighborhood.

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