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

Menu

Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY

Nearby Towns

police & fire

Man Driving With Open Container Of Alcohol On Route 202 Charged With DWI, Police Say

Crompond Road in Yorktown.
Crompond Road in Yorktown. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A motorist was busted driving with a blood-alcohol content more than double the legal limit with open alcohol in the car during a traffic stop near a busy Yorktown intersection.

The Yorktown Police Department received a report of a possibly intoxicated driver leaving a Downing Drive business at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Oct. 15.

Officers were dispatched to the area and spotted the alleged driver’s vehicle on Crompond Road making an illegal lane shift, prompting a traffic stop.

During the stop, officers said that the driver, Yorktown resident Villagran, was driving while impaired. Further investigation found that he was allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content greater than .18 percent, and there was an open container inside his vehicle.

Villagran, 47, was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI with a blood alcohol content greater than .18 percent and driving while intoxicated. He was also cited for refusing to submit to a preliminary breath test, open alcohol container in a vehicle, failure to use a designated lane and failure to use a turning signal.

Following his arraignment, Villagran was released on $100 cash bail and is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on Oct. 30 to answer the charges.

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

Welcome to

Yorktown Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Yorktown Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.