AVON – A Honeoye man was arrested on drug charges on Tuesday for allegedly driving while impaired by drugs after a Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputy noticed that there was an alleged problem with his vehicle registration.
According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Daniel Northrop, 27, was arrested for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, Aggravated Unlicensed Operator in the Third Degree, Unlicensed Operator and other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.
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On Dec. 8, at approximately 3:52 p.m. Deputy Brandan Flickner of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office STOP DWI stopped a car on East Avon-Lima Road in the Town of Avon for an alleged registration discrepancy. Deputy Flickner investigated further and requested that Northrop perform a series of roadside field sobriety tests.
Deputy Flickner found that Northrop’s privilege to operate a motor vehicle in New York State had been suspended a total of four times, two of which were on two separate dates.
Northrop was transported to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, where Chief Deputy Jason Yasso, a Drug Recognition Expert, administered a drug evaluation. At the conclusion of the drug evaluation, it was Yasso’s expert opinion that Northrop’s ability to operate a vehicle safely was impaired.
Northrop was arraigned at the Town of Lima Court by Judge Luhowy. Judge Luhowy remanded him to the Livingston County Jail in lieu of $500 cash or $1,000 secured bond. Northrop is to appear at the Town of Avon Court at a later date.
The investigation and arrest were conducted by Deputy Brandan Flickner, assisting was Chief Deputy Jason Yasso and Deputy Connor Sanford, all members of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.