2:15 a.m. DUI

On Saturday, June 20, at approximately 2:15 am, Patrolman Peter Schlesier stopped a 1999 GMC Sierra operated by Patrick Damiano, age 45, of Washington, on Route 31 North for equipment violations and erratic driving. During the stop, Ptl. Schlesier detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage on Mr. Damiano’s breath and soon determined that he was intoxicated. Ptl. Schlesier arrested Mr. Damiano and transported him to police headquarters where Mr. Damiano provided samples of his breath for chemical testing to determine the content of alcohol in his blood. Ptl. Schlesier issued Mr. Damiano motor vehicle summonses for Driving While Intoxicated, Maintenance of Lamps, and Obstructed Front View. He was released to the custody of a responsible adult and his vehicle was towed and impounded.