Contact Us
Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY
Return to your home site


Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY

Nearby Towns


Man Charged With DWI on Taconic Parkway

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A Wappingers Falls resident was arrested and charged by New York State Police with driving while intoxicated, police said.

Police said at about 4 a.m. Sunday, Christopher Avenius, 36, was pulled over for a broken headlight on the Taconic State Parkway. Avenius took a breath test at the Stormville state police barracks, which indicated he had a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.13 percent, according to police. He was released with tickets to appear in the Town of Yorktown Court on Jan. 18.

Avenius was one of nine drivers charged with driving while intoxicated or driving while ability impaired by drugs between Jan. 7 and 8 by New York State Police in the area.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Yorktown Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.