Interlaken man was speeding on 414, had BAC over twice legal limit

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Interlaken man following a traffic stop for driving while intoxicated and speeding.

Joseph Bowers, 23, was observed traveling at a high rate of speed on State Route 414 outside the village of Ovid. A traffic stop was initiated, and deputies say Bowers appeared to be intoxicated.


He failed field sobriety tests and eventually was found to have a BAC of 0.22%.

Bowers was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI, and speeding. Appearance tickets were issued and will be answered at a later date.


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