AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Rochester resident for allegedly driving drunk on 390 with cocaine and crack smoking paraphernalia in the vehicle.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Claus Reisse, 52, was arrested for felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the First Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, misdemeanor Driving While Intoxicated, and Open Container in a Motor Vehicle, a violation.
On Dec. 17 at approximately 9 p.m., Deputy Shawn Whitford stopped a vehicle for an alleged vehicle and traffic law violation.
Dougherty said that the Deputy had reason to believe that Reisse had been consuming an alcoholic beverage and requested him to perform field sobriety tests. After the field tests, Reisse was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated.
The Deputy found that Reisse’s driver’s license was revoked and charged him with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the First Degree.
Deputies also report that they found three baggies containing what is believed to be cocaine in the vehicle, as well as what is believed to be crack smoking paraphernalia.
Reisse submitted to a chemical breath test at Central Booking operated by Deputy Ryan Rossborough of the Jail Division. The blood alcohol content provided by the instrument was a .10 percent, over the legal limit of 0.08.
On Dec. 18, Avon Town Justice Michael Torregiano arraigned Reisse and ordered him held on $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.
The District Attorney’s Office gave a bail recommendation of $2,000 cash or $4,000 bond.