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23 Charged With DWI In Hudson Valley Checkpoints

State police troopers busted
State police troopers busted Photo Credit: File

New York State Police were “out in force” during the holiday season as they conducted a STOP-DWI crackdown enforcement effort, looking to cut down on the number of impaired drivers in the Hudson Valley.

Among those busted for DWI include:

Dec. 28:

  • Poughkeepsie resident Elvis Taylor, 26, for DWI in Wappinger;
  • Somers resident Charles Heitner, 34, for DWI following a crash in Cortlandt that damaged property.

Dec. 29:

  • Ridgefield, Conn. resident Darrell Comis, 52 for DWI on Route 116 in North Salem;
  • Montrose resident Jose Davalos, 45, for DWI on Route 9 in Cortlandt;
  • Poughkeepsie resident Christina Bookless, 48 for DWI on County Route 77 in Poughkeepsie.

Dec. 30:

  • New Milford, Conn. resident Julisa Jaime, 27, for DWI on Route 22 in Southeast;
  • White Plains resident Sandra Iannarelli, 50 for DWI in Cortlandt;
  • Wappinger Falls resident Leonardo Mendoza, 18, for DWI on Route 9 in Wappinger.

Dec. 31:

  • Armonk resident Amy Michelotti, 37, for DWI on I-684 in North Castle;
  • Poughkeepsie resident Michael Dunlavy, 36, for DWI on Route 376 in Wappinger;
  • Beth, Conn. resident Spencer Mikell, 22, for DWI on Route 6 in Southeast;
  • Millbrook resident Michael Phoenix, 26, for DWI on Route 44 in Pleasant Valley;
  • Peekskill resident Stephanie Maldonado, 24, for DWI on Route 9 in Croton-on-Hudson;
  • Somers resident Josephine Cooper, 57, for DWI following a motor vehicle crash in Somers;
  • Port Chester resident Segundo Arpi-Vizhso, 30, for DWI on I-684 in Southeast;
  • Hyde Park resident Walter Myers, 33, for DWI on Route 44 in Pleasant Valley.

Jan. 1:

  • New Windsor resident Jose Santana Reina, 23, for DWI at a safeetty checkpoint on I-84 in Beacon;
  • Poughkeepsie resident Linda Morton, 33, for DWI in Poughkeepsie;
  • Lafayette, Ind. resident Kristen Clark, 20, for DWI following a crash on Route 9 in Wappinger;
  • Carmel resident Vincenzo Dellamedaglia, 23, for DWI on Route 308 in Rhinebeck;
  • Reading, Pa. resident Jimmy Pena, 41, for DWI in Peekskill;
  • Verplanck resident Cristina Sanchez, 24, for DWI on Route 9 in Cortlandt;
  • Putnam Valley resident Jonathan Warden, 23, for DWI in Putnam Valley.

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