According to a December 18, 2009 Journal News report written by Terrence Corcoran, six motorists from Westchester County, NY and Connecticut were charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) on Thursday, including a Buchanan man charged with felony DWI due to two prior convictions for the same offense. The arrests were made along the Sprain Brook Parkway and Routes 9A, 22 and 35.
Section 1192 of the New York Vehicle & Traffic Law governs DWI offenses in the State. According to the statute, anyone driving a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or over is driving under the influence.
Below please find additional details regarding the DWI arrests:
Arthur T. Connolly, 36, of Buchanan was charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and with a blood-alcohol level greater than 0.08 percent Thursday at 6:22 p.m. on Route 9A. The charges are felonies due to two previous drunken-driving convictions within the past 10 years.
Nora A. Candelaria, 48, of Ridgewood, Queens, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated (DWI) at 2:30 a.m. on Friday on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers.
Joshua Rivera, 38, of Carmel was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated (DWI) at 2:10 a.m. Friday on Route 35 in Somers. Police said his blood-alcohol level was 0.13 percent. He was ordered to appear Jan. 18 in Town Court.
James R. Garrison, 36, of Elmsford was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated Friday at 2:05 a.m. on Welcher Avenue in Peekskill.
Paul R. Cabrera, 22, of Yonkers was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated Thursday at 6:33 p.m. on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Greenburgh.
Christopher Murray, 40, of Newtown, Conn., was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated Thursday at 2:30 a.m. on Route 22 in Lewisboro. His blood-alcohol level was 0.10 percent and he was ordered to appear in Town Court on Dec. 28, police said.