Driver with 15 license suspensions charged with DWAI

Driver with 15 license suspensions charged with DWAI
Lewis County Sheriff Arrest (Source: WWNY)

MARTINSBURG, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Lyons Falls man who had his license revoked after 15 suspensions is accused of driving while his ability was impaired by drugs.

Lewis County sheriff’s deputies say they pulled over 34 year old Joshua Rogers when he failed to observe the state’s “move over” law while deputies were dealing with another driver they had pulled over.

Deputies say this happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday on State Route 12 in the town of Martinsburg.

The move over law requires drivers to slow down and move to the left if there’s an emergency vehicle at the side of the road.

Deputies say Rogers was impaired by drugs when they pulled him over and his license had been revoked on an earlier DWAI charge. This followed 15 license suspensions.

Rogers was charged with failure to exercise due caution while passing an emergency vehicle, two counts of second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, first-degree unlicensed operation, and driving while ability impaired by drugs.

He will face the charges in Martinsburg town court at a later date.

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