Police say a traffic stop early in the morning July 4th has lead to the arrest of a local man. Officials say the suspect is now facing multiple felonies, as well as a charge of driving while intoxicated.

Police also say the suspect was operating his vehicle with a suspended license at the time of the arrest.

Ulster County Man Busted in Newburgh Early July 4th

New York State Police said in a press release that they stopped the suspect's vehicle traveling on Broadway and William Street in the city of Newburgh for traffic violations. Police say the suspect is a 44-year-old man from the town of Lloyd, who's license had been suspended, and appeared to be intoxicated.

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Troopers explain that they soon determined that the man was indeed impaired by alcohol, and he was subsequently arrested. While being taken into custody, Troopers located a loaded Desert Eagle .357 in the front of his pants.

NYS Police
NYS Police

State Police say he's been charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree/loaded weapon, and Criminal Possession of a Firearm, both felonies.

New York State Man Charged With DWI After Passing Out Behind the Wheel

You snooze, you lose. This was the case for one New York state man, who officials say passed out behind the wheel in the middle of the road early in 2023.

WIVT says that deputies found the 56-year-old Smyrna man drunk and unconscious behind the wheel Friday morning. The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office says the sleeping man was discovered in the running vehicle, which was stopped in traffic in the area of Route 13 in Cortlandville.

WIVT says the time of the offense was around 6 AM, so this guy must have had quite a night.

12 Of New York State's Most Wanted Criminals- July 2023

Below are individuals wanted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's (DOCCS) Office of Special Investigations who have been designated as its Most Wanted Fugitives. They should be considered armed and dangerous. This list is current as of 7/01/2023:

NEVER attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to report it. All leads and tips are treated as confidential information.

If an immediate response is necessary, such as you see the wanted person at a location, please call “911” and report it to the police.

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