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Five Charged With Driving Under the Influence Of Drugs or Alcohol

Thomas McGrath of Congers
Thomas McGrath of Congers

Over the Labor Day weekend Clarkstown Police arrested five individuals on charges of driving while intoxicated or driving while impaired by drugs.


On Sunday, police arrested Thomas McGrath, 39, of Congers on felony charges of operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. McGrath was arrested on Old Haverstraw Road in Congers after he was allegedly involved in an accident.

Patrick Duffy, 61, of Upper Nyack was charged with driving while intoxicated and several traffic infractions.  Police report Duffy was driving on Route 59 in West Nyack when he failed to observe the Move Over Law as he was approaching an emergency vehicle conducting a traffic stop.

On Monday, Clarkstown police arrested an 18-year-old female resident of Nanuet on charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol concentration greater than .08 percent.  According to police, she swerved over the double yellow line on Church Street in Nanuet.

A Bronx man was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration, all misdemeanors.  The vehicle reportedly had one working headlight.

A Stony Point resident was arrested and charged with misdemeanors after he failed to stop at a stop sign in West Nyack. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and driving with blood alcohol concentration greater than .08 percent.

 

Tony T September 03, 2013 at 11:26 AM
Why the photo of only McGrath and the names of only two?
Ken McQuade September 03, 2013 at 02:28 PM
Thank you CPD for keeping our streets safer.
Rick Langley September 04, 2013 at 01:18 PM
Tony, patch doesn't publish the names of people who have allegedly committed misdemeanors.

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