LIMA — A Rochester man was arrested for driving with 21 license suspensions for the second time in eight days.
According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty, Jeffrey C. Patterson Jr., 28, was pulled over by Deputy Connor Sanford for an alleged traffic law violation. A driver’s license check revealed that Patterson was operating the vehicle with his driving privileges suspended 21 times.
Patterson had previously been arrested on June 5 and charged with felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the First Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana; accused of driving with 21 suspensions and possessing approximately four grams of marijuana. Patterson had posted bail on those charges.
Patterson was taken into custody and charged with felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the First Degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, and violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
Patterson 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 charge and recommended $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond. He was later arraigned at the Livingston County Centralized Arraignment Part (LC-CAP) at the Livingston County Jail before Judge Mann. The Judge did remand Patterson to the custody of the Sheriff on $500 cash bail or $1,000 bond.