ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- A 52-year-old Pomona man arrested by Rockland County sheriff’s deputies is facing several charges, including driving while intoxicated.
According to Sheriff Louis Falco, Rene Sanchez was originally pulled over in Haverstraw for alleged vehicle and traffic violations.
The arresting officer subsequently accused Sanchez of driving while under the influence of drugs after finding heroin and a hypodermic needle in his possession, Falco said.
Sanchez had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant out on him from the Stony Point Police Department and an outstanding felony warrant from the Town of Haverstraw Police Department, Falco said.
Sanchez was issued appearance tickets and multiple vehicle and traffic summonses and is to appear in the Town of Haverstraw Justice Court, police said.
Falco said Sanchez was then turned over to Stony Point and Haverstraw authorities.
Among the charges the sheriff said Sanchez faces are driving while intoxicated, driving while ability impaired by drugs, reckless driving, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument.
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