Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty studies the arrest of a Sparta resident on felony DWI expenses ensuing from an investigation following a criticism.
On June 19, 2021 at roughly 10:10pm, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an deal with on Sheppard Highway, within the City of Sparta, for the report of a person that had been working a motor car in an intoxicated state. Through the investigation, the operator of the car was recognized as Andrew R. Ryder, age 53 from Sparta, NY. Deputies did suspect that Ryder was inebriated. Deputy Menzo Peck did conduct a DWI investigation which included the efficiency of standardized discipline sobriety assessments. On the conclusion of the investigation, Ryder was taken into custody for DWI.
Ryder was then transported to the Sheriff’s Workplace Headquarters in Geneseo, the place he was supplied a breathalyzer to find out his blood alcohol content material (BAC). Deputy Jessica Carnevale of the Jail Division did administer the check which revealed that Ryder had a blood alcohol content material of .15%. A data test revealed that Ryder had a earlier DWI associated conviction on Might nineteenth, 2021. Ryder was arrested and charged with felony Driving Whereas Intoxicated. The DWI cost was a felony because of the earlier conviction.
Ryder was turned over to Central Reserving Deputies on the Livingston County Jail for processing and pre-arraignment detention. The offenses did qualify for arraignment below the NYS Justice Reform Act nonetheless, the Choose can’t set bail however solely apply license restrictions.
Ryder was later arraigned on the Livingston County Centralized Arraignment Half (LC-CAP) on the Livingston County Jail earlier than City of Conesus Justice Ellen Coyne. The Choose did launch Ryder on his personal recognizance, per the legislation, to return to courtroom at a later date and Deputies did set him free on the felony cost.
The Livingston County Public Defender’s Workplace was current and represented Ryder on the courtroom arraignment for his protection. The Livingston County District Lawyer’s Workplace was notified however didn’t seem to characterize the individuals.
Helping with the investigation on scene for the Sheriff’s Workplace was Deputy Connor Boor.