DUI Charge for 65-Year-Old Man


Police late Saturday arrested a 65-year-old South Salem, N.Y. man and charged him with driving under the influence.

At about 11:58 p.m. on April 6, an officer on patrol saw a vehicle traveling north on Route 123 cross the double-yellow centerline several times, according to a police report.

The officer conducted a stop near the Michigan Road intersection and noticed signs of impairment from alcohol in the driver, the report said.

After conducting field sobriety tests, the officer brought the misdemeanor charge, it said.

Back at police headquarters for processing, the man supplied two breath samples that established his blood-alcohol level at .1772 and .1619, more than twice the legal limit.

He was released on $300 bond and scheduled to appear April 19 in state Superior Court.

More information on the arrest is available here.

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