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A drunk driver with 9 passengers, two in the trunk, stopped in New Lebanon for going over 100MPH

New Lebanon, New York – On July 23, 2023, the New York State Police from the New Lebanon barracks arrested a sixteen-year-old for four counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Leandra’s Law, a class E felony. While patrolling State Route 20 in the town of New Lebanon, Troopers observed a 2019 Honda Civic traveling over 100 miles per hour in a 45-mile-per-hour zone. Investigation during the traffic stop determined that the driver was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The vehicle also contained nine juvenile passengers, four of which were under the age of sixteen. The driver was issued the appropriate tickets returnable to the town of New Lebanon court and all juveniles were turned over to their responsible guardians.

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