GENESEO – A man who was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol on I-390 was arrested by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office on Friday after deputies discovered four bags of cocaine in his vehicle.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Carl Linton, 64, of Bath, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, and several other traffic charges as part of Operation Safe Interstate.
“Sheriff’s Deputies continue to crack down on impaired driving, illegal drug possession and are committed to keeping the motoring public safe,” said Sheriff Dougherty. “You can reach the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office at 243-7100 with any information you feel would be beneficial to our efforts.”
Deputy Brandon Flickner of the Sheriff’s Office STOP DWI Unit stopped a vehicle on Interstate 390 in the Town of Geneseo for several traffic violations, and a subsequent investigation by Deputy Flickner and Deputy Michael Wade found that Linton was under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time that he was operating his vehicle.
Linton is scheduled to answer all of the charges on October 21, 2015, in Geneseo Town Court.