DANSVILLE – Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of a Brooklyn, NY man on felony charges after a traffic stop.
On October 7, 2018, at approximately 4:35 pm, Deputy Matt Thomas was assigned to the Sheriff’s Office STOP DWI Unit when he stopped a vehicle on Interstate 390 in the Town of North Dansville for a violation of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic law. The operator of the vehicle was identified as 29 year old Rosmark Palen. A driver’s license check revealed that Palen’s driving privileges have been suspended a total of seventeen (17) times.
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Palen was taken into custody by the Deputy Sheriff and charged with felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree along with other violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law including Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Registration
and Operating a Motor Vehicle without Insurance.
Palen 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 and recommended the Judge hold Palen on $3,000 cash or $6,000 bond.
Palen was later arraigned at the Livingston County Centralized Arraignment Part (LC-CAP) at the Livingston County Jail before Town of Conesus Justice Ellen Coyne. The Judge remanded Palen to the custody of the Sheriff on $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 bond.