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Penn Yan man charged with DWI after traffic stop

Police say a Penn Yan man was arrested after a traffic stop.

According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Gregory L. Heimburger, 31, of Penn Yan for driving while intoxicated.


Heimburger was observed operating on Lake St. in Penn Yan and crossing the center line multiple times. He was then observed to make an improper left turn from the right turn lane. A traffic stop was initiated and Heimburger was observed to have impaired motor coordination, slurred speech, and the odor of an alcoholic beverage. He was placed through standardized field sobriety tests and failed. Furthermore, a breath test revealed a .28% BAC.

Heimburger will return to Penn Yan Village Court at a later date to answer charges.



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