LIVONIA: Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of a Conesus man on felony DWI charges after a traffic stop.
On May 18, 2019 Deputy Connor Sanford was assigned to the Sheriff’s Office STOP DWI Unit when he stopped a vehicle on Big Tree Street in the Village of Livonia for a violation of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law.
The operator of the vehicle was identified as 38 year old Jeremy J. Socola. The Deputy Sheriff suspected that Socola was under the influence of alcohol and initiated a roadside DWI investigation which included the performance of standardized field sobriety tests. At the conclusion of the roadside investigation, Socola was taken into custody for DWI.
Socola was the transported to the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters in Geneseo NY where Deputy Korey Gillen of the Sheriff’s Office Jail Division administered a breathalyzer test. The test revealed that Socola had a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .11%. Socola was arrested and charged with felony Driving While Intoxicated. The DWI charge was a felony as Socola had a previous DWI related conviction in December of 2017.
Socola was turned over to Central Booking Deputies at the Livingston County Jail for processing and pre-arraignment detention. The District Attorney’s Office was contacted in regards to bail due to the felony level charge. It was recommended that Socola be held on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond.
Socola was later arraigned at the Livingston County Centralized Arraignment Part (LC-CAP) at the Livingston County Jail before Town of Caledonia Justice Kyle McKay. The Judge remanded Socola to the custody of the Sheriff on the recommended bail of $2,500 cash bail or