New Paltz man charged with DWI

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Press Release
For Immediate Release
Date of Release: Friday, July 28, 2017

The New Paltz Police Department reports the arrest of:

Gurparam Shah, age 20
New Paltz, New York 12561

Mr. Shah was arrested on July 28, 2017 at about 3:36am and charged as follows;

• One count DWI, a class A Misdemeanor
• One count Per Se DWI, a class A Misdemeanor
• Other Vehicle and Traffic Infractions

On July 28, 2017 at about 3:08am a New Paltz Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on Main Street in the Village of New Paltz. Upon approaching the vehicle the officer identified the driver as Gurparam Shah. Mr. Shah showed signs of impairment and was subsequently asked to perform a series of field sobriety tests.

Based on the officer’s observations and Mr. Shah’s performance on the field sobriety tests, he was placed into custody for driving while intoxicated.

Mr. Shah was processed at the New Paltz Police Department and released on his own recognizance to appear in the Town of New Paltz Court on August 9, 2017 at 6:00pm.