Groton Man Charged With D-W-I After Taking Car and Crashing it
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
A Groton man is facing charges including D-W-I and unauthorized use of a vehicle after he took a car and crashed it while under the influence.
On Saturday State Police arrested 23 year old Jonathan T. Byrd of Groton, NY for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle 3rd and driving while intoxicated.
Troopers responded to a dispute in Groton involving Byrd, he had left prior to Police arrival. Byrd left the scene in a vehicle he did not have permission to drive, Troopers found Byrd after he was involved in a property damage accident on Pleasant Valley Road in Groton.
Troopers say Byrd was intoxicated when he crashed. He refused to a breath test and was arraigned in the Town of Groton Court and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail.
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