A drunk driver was taken into custody in Yates County after attempting to evade police.
Police arrested Daniel Matthews Jr., 36, of Dresden for DWI, driving with a BAC over 0.08%, reckless driving, speeding, moving from lane unsafely, and refusing to submit to a roadside breath test.
According to a news release, officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop as the vehicle Matthews was operating turned into Hamilton Place, but he evaded.
Matthews left the road and tried driving across the railroad tracks, which resulted in the vehicle sustaining heavy damage.
When finally taken into custody- Matthews was found to be intoxicated. He was processed without further incident.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)