AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Rochester resident for allegedly driving through Avon with 35 license suspensions.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Felipe Fernandez, 45, was arrested for felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the First Degree.
On Dec. 27 at approximately 6:50 p.m., Deputy Matthew Moran was patrolling Interstate 390 as part of the Operation Safe Interstate detail. Moran allegedly observed a vehicle violate the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law and stopped a vehicle.
Fernandez identified himself and allegedly said that his license was suspended. A license check revealed that the license had been suspended 35 times.
Fernandez was taken into custody for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the First Degree.
Fernandez was turned over to Central Booking Deputies at the Livingston County Jail for processing and pre-arraignment detention.
The District Attorney’s Office recommended that Fernandez be held without bail due to having six prior felony convictions.
According to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Fernandez served over 8 years starting in 1996 for a felony Burglary in the Second Degree that he committed in Monroe County.
On Dec. 28, Avon Town Justice Peter Piampiano arraigned Fernandez and remanded him to the Livingston County Jail without bail.