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Drunk Driver Arrested; Possessed Illegal Weapon

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Cortland County Sheriff deputies responded on May 14th to a two vehicle accident on state route 281 in the Town of Preble.

When officers arrived they determined one of the operators of the vehicle involved 55 year old Jeffery Baxter was intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle while his New York State privileges were also revoked.

After a search officer’s also found Baxter to be in possession of a Billy, which is defined as an illegal weapon in New York.










He was immediately arrested by sheriff deputies and faces multiple charges including Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st degree, a felony.

Baxter was issued appearance tickets and is scheduled to to appear in Preble town Court on June 14.

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