Police: Reckless Driving Leads to DWI Arrest

Central Nyack man stopped on Route 59.

A Central Nyack man was charged with drunken driving early Sunday morning after he was stopped on Route 59 for reckless driving, according to the Rockland County Sheriff's Department.

Police said Peter M. Dowd, 29, of Central Nyack, was stopped in Nanuet at 2:07 a.m. by a Sheriff's officer. Police said Dowd was found to be intoxicated and he was then taken to Sheriff's Headquarters in New City, where he was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, because he had more than double the legal limit of alcohol in his system, and reckless driving, a misdemeanor.

Dowd was released pending a hearing in Clarkstown Town Court in New City on Oct. 31.


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