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Police: Driver had BAC nearly three-times legal limit in Penn Yan

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that a Potter resident was driving with a BAC nearly three-times the legal limit after investigation of a traffic stop in Penn Yan over the weekend.

On Sunday around 1:22 a.m. officers arrested Matthew Casciani, 31, for driving while intoxicated. Police say he was charged with felony DWI, felony aggravated DWI, failure to keep right, and speed in zone.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop on Maple Avenue where Casciani failed to keep right. He was also found to be speeding.

Police could smell alcohol during the stop, and Casciani failed field sobriety tests.

He was found to have a BAC of 0.23 percent. Casciani was transported to the Yates County Jail pending arraignment.


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