Alleged Drugged Driver Arrested After Car Accident
Utica, NY (WIBX) – A driver accused of being under the influence of drugs was taken off the streets yesterday. Unfortunately, it came after a car accident on the 900 block of Rutger Street in Utica.
A Drug Recognition Evaluation Officer conducted a test of the suspected intoxicated driver, 25-year-old Ralph Fava of Van Vorst Street in Utica, and UPD promptly arrested him.
Fava is facing the following charges related to the incident:
- Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle – Misdemeanor
- Driving while ability impaired by drugs – Misdemeanor
- Traffic summons