Wrong-Way Driver Charged With Aggravated DWI, Having A BAC 3 Times The Legal Limit


FULTON – State Police in Fulton arrested Patrick J. Quinn, 30, from 4230 Black Oak Circle in Liverpool, for Aggravated DWI and Reckless Driving, both unclassified misdemeanors.

Patrick J. Quinn
Patrick J. Quinn

On Sunday, February 19, State Police were dispatched, by Oswego County 911, to Route 481 near the Onondaga County line for a reported gray Ford Fusion traveling northbound in the southbound lane.

As Troopers responded to the area, 911 reported more calls from other motorists of this vehicle running vehicles off the roadway while still traveling the wrong way on 481.

Troopers were able to setup at a U-turn nearest the city of Fulton and were able to get the driver to stop.

The driver, identified as Quinn, was taken into custody without incident and charged with Aggravated DWI  (BAC of .21%) and reckless driving.

He was arraigned in the Town of Volney Court and remanded to the Oswego County Jail in lieu of $500 cash/$1,000 bond.

Quinn is scheduled to appear back in Town of Volney Court on March 6, at 5:30 p.m.