Police say an Auburn man is facing felony charges after an investigation into a traffic complaint on E. Bayard St.
On Sunday a little before 9 p.m. police arrested Joey Townsend, 60, of Auburn was charged with DWI, driving with a BAC over 0.08%, aggravated AUO, as a felony, as well as failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely, improper turn, and unlicensed operation.
The charges stem from a traffic complaint for erratic driving on E. Bayard St.
When a traffic stop was initiated on William St., the driver was found to be intoxicated. It was also found that his operating privileges had been suspended for a previous DWI.
Townsend was released on appearance tickets and will answer the charges at a later date.
The Seneca Falls Police Department says they were assisted by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)