In an effort to remove intoxicated and impaired drivers from the roadways throughout Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties, the New York State Police from Troop K made DWI arrests between Friday, January 6, 2017 and Sunday, January 8, 2017. Three arrestees hail from Connecticut towns of Danbury, Southbury and New Fairfield.
On January 7, 2017, the New York State Police from Poughkeepsie arrested Kelsey N. O’Keefe, age 26, of Danbury, Connecticut, for DWI, a Misdemeanor. Trooper stopped the vehicle O’Keefe was operating on Main Street for an equipment violation. An investigation revealed that she was intoxicated. The defendant supplied a breath sample that revealed a Blood Alcohol Content of .12% and was issued traffic tickets directing her to appear in the Village of Brewster Justice Court on January 23, 2017.
On January 7, 2017, New York State Police from the East Fishkill barracks arrested 23-year-old Laura M. Betancourth, of Southbury, CT, for Driving While Intoxicated. Betancourth was arrested for DWI following a traffic stop conducted on Interstate 84 for speeding. The defendant provided a breath sample that revealed a Blood Alcohol Content of .12%. The defendant is due to appear in the Town of Southeast Court on January 26, 2017.
On January 7, 2017, 61-year-old Michael E. Glennon, of New Fairfield, CT, was arrested by State Police in Poughkeepsie for Driving While Intoxicated, a Misdemeanor. Subsequent to a traffic stop conducted on Sodom Lane for an equipment violation, Glennon was arrested for DWI. The defendant provided a breath sample that yielded a BAC of .09% and was issued traffic tickets returnable to the Town of Southeast Court on January 26, 2017.
Intoxicated and impaired drivers put others at risk. It is a priority of the State Police to keep impaired drivers off of our roadways so law-abiding citizens can safely travel throughout our four county patrol area.