Three DWI Arrests On Sunday

Clarkstown police report three DWI arrests of New City, Pearl River and Spring Valley residents


Clarkstown Police arrested three men in separate DWI incidents on Sunday morning.

At approximately 12:05 a.m. Sunday, Clarkstown Police responded to a report of a possible domestic dispute and stopped Robert Corey on Southbound Route 303 near the Route 59 intersection. Police gave Corey, 44, from Pearl River sobriety tests which he failed.  Police report Corey was arrested and took a breathalyzer test which he failed. 

Corey was arraigned in Clarkstown Justice Court on three felony DWI charges and sent  to the Rockland County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.  Corey is due back in court on Oct. 22 on charges of operating a motor vehicle with greater than .18 blood alcohol level and two other DWI charges, all felonies.

Police responded to a reported one-car accident on Brewery Rd in New City at about 3:45 a.m.  Police report Ryan Buchanan 22, of New City was driving a 1996 Honda north on Brewery Road.  He sustained minor injuries in the accident and was taken to Nyack Hospital.

Police report Buchanan lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree causing considerable front end damage. He was arrested for DWI and took a blood test.  Buchanan was issued an appearance ticket for DWI, a misdemeanor pending the results of the blood test. He is due for arraignment in Clarkstown Justice Court on Nov. 19.

Several hours later at about 8:30 a.m. police responded to a reported hit and run accident on Pipetown Hill Road in Nanuet.  The driver of a 2000 Ford pickup, who rear-ended another vehicle at a red light, reportedly fled the scene on foot. A police dog tracked the driver, who was identified as Manuel Vega, 41 from Spring Valley. 

Vega was arrested and given sobriety tests which he failed.  Vega refused to take a breathalyzer test and was sent for arraignment. He was sent to the Rockland County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail and is due in court on Oct. 25 on charges of DWI, a felony, false personation, a misdemeanor, leaving the scene of an accident and other traffic violations.  

Odd Job October 22, 2012 at 07:27 PM
Thanks for adding the mug shots to this article. These three men should hang their head in shame. Thank Godness they didn't kill anyone.


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