The Scriba Town Board voted Wednesday night to approve a local law to abolish the position of elected town highway superintendent. The town supervisor is now empowered to appoint someone to the position, with confirmation of the town board. Several in the audience bemoaned that condition. Voters will have their say early next February.
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.
The Oswego High School prom is Saturday night. However, this morning (May 7), juniors and seniors gathered to view a macabre demonstration of what could go wrong if alcohol and driving become part of the night.
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.Â In the car with him were an adult woman and a three month old child.
New York recently took another important step toward tougher penalties for DWI offenders. LeandraÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Law was signed by the Governor last week. LeandraÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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 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.
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.
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Department says Michael S. McCandless, 23, of 339 Main St., Phoenix, crossed from the southbound lane to the northbound lane at about 4:15 a.m. Sunday.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Police say he nearly hit a police car head on.