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Six Orange County Motorists Charged With DWI In Weekend Stops

New York State Police.
New York State Police. Photo Credit: File

Seven area motorists were among more than two dozen busted for driving while impaired over the weekend as State and local law enforcement agencies continue making a concerted effort to curtail intoxicated drivers in the Hudson Valley as part of a statewide crackdown.

New York State Police troopers conducted a special detail over the weekend looking for impaired drivers as they continue their STOP-DWI crackdown. In total, 29 motorists were busted during the detail, including six from Orange County and one from Rockland.

Local residents charged include:

Friday, March 23:

  • State police troopers from the Montgomery barracks stopped Newburgh resident Brianna Cazorla, 23, on Leroy Place in Newburgh for a vehicle and traffic law violation. During the stop, it was determined that Cazorla was under the influence of alcohol and she was arrested.

Saturday, March 24:

  • State police troopers from the Montgomery barracks stopped Newburgh resident Raymond Sims, 32, on Route 9W in Newburgh for a vehicle and traffic law violation. During the stop, it was determined that Sims was under the influence of alcohol and she was arrested.
  • State police troopers from the Middletown barracks stopped Middletown resident Georgia Cote, 22, on Highland Avenue in Middletown for a vehicle and traffic law violation. During the stop, it was determined that Cote was under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested.
  • State police troopers from the Haverstraw barracks stopped Nanuet resident Rodney Macelus, on the Palisades Parkway in Orangetown for a vehicle and traffic law violation. During the stop, it was determined that Macelus was under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested.

Sunday, March 25:

  • State police troopers from the Middletown barracks stopped Slate Hill resident Amber Vanbenschoten, 22, on Lloyds Lane in Newburgh for a vehicle and traffic law violation. During the stop, it was determined that Vanbenschoten was under the influence of alcohol and she was arrested.
  • State police troopers from the Montgomery barracks stopped Pine Bush resident James Bruyn, 30, on Route 9W in Newburgh for a vehicle and traffic law violation. During the stop, it was determined that Bruyn was under the influence of drugs and he was arrested.
  • State police troopers from the Montgomery barracks stopped Walden resident Justin Ramcharitar, 29, on Route 32 in Newburgh for a vehicle and traffic law violation. During the stop, it was determined that Ramcharitar was under the influence of alcohol and she was arrested.
  • Each of the arrested parties was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. Each has since been released to a sober third-party and are due back in court later this year to answer the charges.

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