LIMA – A Henrietta man who was allegedly seen speeding was arrested late Wednesday night for felony DWI as well as multiple traffic violations.
According to a press release from Undersheriff Matthew Bean, Sheriff Thomas Dougherty advises of the arrest of Ronald Board Jr, 34, for felony Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal to Take a Chemical Breath Test, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the First Degree, violating the posted speed limit, Unlicensed Operation, and operating a vehicle that was not equipped with an interlock device.
On July 8, 2015 at approximately 11:32 p.m., Deputy Michael Wade of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office conducted a vehicle stop on East Main Street in Lima after he allegedly clocked a motorist traveling 57 mph in a posted 40 mph zone.
The operator of the vehicle stopped was identified as Board Jr. Further investigation found that Board was operating under the influence of an alcoholic beverage.
Board was later taken into custody by Deputy Wade after a series of field sobriety tests were administered. Board later refused the chemical breath test.
Board was arraigned in Lima Town Court, he was later remanded to the custody of the Sheriff by Judge LuHowy in lieu of $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 secured bond. Board is scheduled to appear in Lima Town Court on July 22, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
The investigation and arrest was handled by Deputy Michael Wade of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, assisting him was Deputy Martin Herkimer also of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.