One Arrest Made During Super Bowl Crackdown
Super Bowl Sunday was not so super for some.
Earlier last week it was reported that the New York State police would have sobriety check points throughout the area on Sunday. Governor Cuomo announced sobriety checkpoints, increased patrols, and underage drinking enforcement all throughout the Hudson Valley. The crackdown started on Friday (February 2nd) and lasted to Monday (February 6th) morning around 4am.
The sobriety crack down did yield an arrest in Columbia county. According to a press release , Kellie L. Wyant of Ghent drove through the checkpoint in the vicinity of the RipVan Winkle Bridge. Wyant was interviewed by Troopers and showed signs of being impaired. A roadside sobriety test was given and the press release states that Ms. Wyant could not perform. She was then taken into custody and moved and processed at SP Livingston. After an evaluation by the NYS Police Drug Recognition Expert and blood sample was take it was found that she was impaired by drugs. Wyant was issued appearance tickets for driving while impaired by drugs and unlawful Possession of marijuana.