Cortland County Police Blotter | Wednesday, Sept. 20

McGraw man charged with felony DWI

Name: Eugene F. Patterson
Age: 59
Address: McGraw, N.Y.
Charges: Driving while intoxicated with a B.A.C. of 0.16% (felony); aggravated unlicensed operation in the first degree
Date Arrested: Sept. 19, 2017

Narrative: On Tuesday, at about 6:40 p.m., New York State Police at Homer arrested Eugene F. Patterson for driving while intoxicated. The arrest occurred after a traffic stop when a trooper saw a vehicle failing to keep right as it was driving on West Academy Street in the Village of McGraw. An investigation determined that the driver was driving while intoxicated and had a suspended license in New York State. This DWI arrest is a felony because he has a prior conviction for DWI within the last 10 years. Patterson was issued tickets returnable to Cortlandville Town Court on Sept. 25.