On September 18 state troopers from Waterloo pulled over a vehicle on 5&20 due to observed lane violations.
The driver, identified as Shawn M. Yates, 51, of Prattsburgh, was subsequently arrested for DWI.
Further investigations revealed that Yates operated the vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Content (B.A.C.) exceeding the .08% legal limit.
Yates faces charges of DWI, operating a motor vehicle above the legal B.A.C. limit, and a traffic violation. He is scheduled for a hearing in the Town of Waterloo Court on October 25, 2023.
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