Cohoes man arrested for almost hitting cop car

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A 24-year-old from Cohoes was arrested Friday morning for almost hitting a police car.

Matthew Vercelletto was driving on Hoosick St, in Troy, NY when he slightly missed colliding with a State Police car.

According to police, while interviewing Vercelletto after he was stopped, he was showing signs of intoxication. Vercelletto failed sobriety tests and was found with a small amount of marijuana and LSD.

Vercelleto was arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

Vercelleto was issued traffic tickets and an appearance tickets for the City of Troy police court.

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