HALFMOON, N.Y. – Police say a man has been arrested after driving off of Route 9 in front of a trooper.
Police in Clifton Park say they observed 47-year-old John Schleifer of East Haven, Connecticut drive off the road in the Town of Halfmoon just before 6a.m. on Saturday. The trooper patrolling Route 9 at the time checked the vehicle immediately after, finding Schleifer to be uninjured.
However, Schleifer was found to be under the influence. Police say his BAC level was .12% before being released on tickets.
He is due back in court on a later date.