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October 22, 2018

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Levea Sentenced To 6 – 18 Years For 2009 Fatal Crash

William Levea will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars. The 80-year-old Fulton man was sentenced today in Cayuga County Court to 6 to 18 years in prison. He  was initially charged with second-degree murder in connection with the Nov. 20, 2009, drunk driving accident that claimed the life of Christopher Spack, 41.

Syracuse Man Arrested in Fulton for DWI Under Leandra’s Law

Fulton Police announced Monday the arrest and ticketing of a man under Leandra’s Law, which makes it a felony to drive drunk when a child is in the car.

Police allege they stopped Jeffrey J. Bryant’s car for going 41 miles an hour in a 30 mile an hour zone on the Broadway bridge.  In the car with him were an adult woman and a three month old child.

New Law Cracks Down on DWI Offenders

New York recently took another important step toward tougher penalties for DWI offenders. Leandra’s Law was signed by the Governor last week. Leandra’s Law makes driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol with a child a felony. The law also makes New York one of a dozen states to require all convicted drunken drivers use an ignition interlock device, which prevents them from driving their car if they are drunk.

Fulton Officer’s Car Hit By Alleged Wrong-Way Drunken Driver

<p> </p>A Fulton Police Department vehicle was involved in a crash with a car driven by a man police say was drunk and driving the wrong way on a one-way street.

Fulton Police allege that officer Jeremy Algarin was driving along S. Fourth St. at about 9:12 p.m. Thursday when his car was hit by a vehicle driven by Peter Wahlstrom of Fulton.

City of Fulton Police Department Reports 2009 “Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest.” Crackdown

The City of Fulton Police Department in coordination with Oswego County STOP DWI today announced their intentions to participate in The national Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest. crackdown that launches on August 21 and includes the use of sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols, especially during high-risk nighttime hours.

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