A New Jersey man is accused of driving very drunk on I-87 in the Hudson Valley.
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On Friday around 3:40 p.m., New York State Police received a report of an erratic vehicle on the New York State Thruway in the town of New Paltz.
Troopers observed the reported vehicle and stopped it for multiple alleged vehicle and traffic violations. The driver of the vehicle, a 34-yer-old man from Springfield, New Jersey, was found to be intoxicated, police say.
He was taken into custody, transported and processed at State Police Kingston where his blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.20%, according to New York State Police.
The New Jersey man was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated; an unclassified misdemeanor. He was turned over to a sober third party and released on appearance tickets returnable to the Town of New Paltz Court on October 6, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.
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