Increased DWI patrols resulted in numerous
DWI arrests in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties. The New Year holiday usually
sees an increase in DWI arrests and State and Local law enforcement are
know to increase patrols along such roadways as 684, 287, 87, 9, Saw Mill
Parkway, Taconic Parkway, Bronx River Parkway, Tappen Zee Bridge, Hutchinson
River Parkway and all local roadways.
Westchester County DWI
State Troopers arrested three drivers for DWI and various traffic infractions
in Westchester County in Yorktown, North Salem and Harrison. Additional
arrests occurred in North Castle and New Castle. In New Castle a DWI arrest
occurred after an multicar accident resulted in a hospitalization.
In Addition, Port Chester, Bedford, Ossining and Peekskill saw increased
DWI arrests over the holiday.
Rockland County DWI Arrests
Over the holiday six driver's were arrested for DWI in the towns of
Orangetown, New City, Nyack and Sloatsburgh.
Putnam County DWI Arrests
In Putnam County there were increased DWI arrests in Brewster, Southeast,
Carmel, Kent, Mahopac, Patterson and Cold Spring. These arrests were mostly
by State Troopers on the major surrounding highways and almost all motorists
were also charged with a violation of the vehicle and traffic law.
DWI arrests over any holiday is common but what is very important is the
challenge of the arrest, BAC level and/or refusal.
Contacting a top
DWI criminal defense attorney can explain the charge(s) and how to protect your rights including your
driver's license and insurance rates.