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Troopers: Montezuma driver charged with DWI, leaving scene of crash

Police say a 21-year-old Montezuma resident was arrested on multiple charges after leaving the scene of a property damage accident in Cayuga County.

Ashton T. Sheils, 21, of Montezuma, was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC greater than 0.08 percent, moving from the lane unsafely, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and speeding.

Troopers responded to a property damage accident on High Street in the Town of Montezuma on February 2nd.



After investigation, Sheils was placed under arrest. She had failed field sobriety tests and later provided a breath sample.

Troopers say she had a BAC of 0.17 percent.

She was issued traffic tickets returnable to Montezuma Town Court.

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