New Hartford Police Arrest a Utica Man Under Leandra’s Law
A Utica has man has been arrested under Leandra's Law in the Town of New Hartford.
According to police, officers responded to the scene of a two-car accident on the corner of Route 5 and Genesee Street.
It is reported that 36-year-old Joe Doh allegedly crashed into the rear-end of a vehicle that was stopped at a red light. As a result of the investigation it was determined that Doh was allegedly under the influence of alcohol with three young children in the vehicle.
Doh was charged under Leandra's Law with Felony Driving While Intoxicated with three children under the age of 16-year-old in the car. Doh's blood alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit. He is also facing a charge of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and other traffic violations as a result of the accident.
A court date has been set for Doh and he has been remanded to the Oneida County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail.