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Investigation Into Crash That Occurred in Preble Finds Driver to be Drunk


Just after 4 in the morning on Saturday, March 23rd, officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident near Route 11 and Tully Center Road in Preble.

During an investigation conducted by officers into the cause of the crash, it was determined the operator of the vehicle, identified as 34 year old Desiree E. Osei of Groton, was driving drunk.

She was arrested and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 1st, a Felony, DWI, a Misdemeanor, Refusal of Breath Screening Test, Unlicensed Operator, and Speed not Reasonable and Prudent, all Violations.

Osei was taken to the Sheriff’s Office where she was processed and later released on her own recognizance. Osei is due in Preble Town Court next month.

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