From the New York State Police
“On October 10, 2014 at approximately 11:55 p.m., New York State Police from the Brewster barracks charged Joel A. Romero-Lopez, 28 years old, of Mount Kisco, New York, with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st Degree, a Class E Felony, and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, a Misdemeanor. Romero-Lopez was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated after providing police with a breath sample containing a blood alcohol content greater than .18%.
Romero-Lopez was stopped by the Village of Brewster Police for failing to stop at a stop sign. The Village of Brewster requested State Police assistance with the investigation that revealed Romero-Lopez was intoxicated. It was also determined that he was driving with a suspended driver’s license due to previously being charged with a DWI related offense.
Romero-Lopez provided a breath sample that yielded a Blood Alcohol Content of .21%, more than two times the legal limit of intoxication. He was arraigned before the Village of Brewster Justice Court and remanded to the Putnam County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to reappear in court on October 15, 2014.”