On June 2, 2021, the New York State Police in Cobleskill arrested 37-year-old Liam M. O’Connor of Richmondville, for Assault 2nd diploma (D felony), Driving Whereas Intoxicated (misdemeanor), Obstruction of Governmental Administration 2nd diploma (A misdemeanor), and Resisting Arrest (A misdemeanor).
At roughly 8:46 p.m. on Wednesday, state police responded to a one-car motorized vehicle accident on the intersection of State Route 165 and State Route 10 within the city of Seward. On scene investigation decided that O’Connor had been touring east on State Route 165 in 2007 Nissan Pathfinder, when he did not cease on the cease signal on the intersection of State Route 10 and collided with a guiderail on the japanese shoulder. His car then continued right into a pasture the place he struck a livestock fence. Pace is believed to have been an element within the crash.
Whereas talking with O’Connor, the responding Trooper might odor the odor of alcohol on his breath and noticed indicators of impairment. Whereas being handled by EMS, O’Connor turned combative and is accused of attacking members of the EMS and hearth crew that had arrived to help him. O’Connor violently resisted arrest and tried to kick a Schoharie County Sheriff’s Deputy and firefighters once they assisted in placing O’Connor in a patrol automobile for transport to SP Cobleskill.
As soon as on the station, O’Connor was administered the Standardized Subject Sobriety Checks, which he failed. He supplied a breath pattern of .14% B.A.C.
O’Connor was arraigned in Seward City Courtroom and remanded to Schoharie County Jail. He’s due again in courtroom on a later date.