Massachusetts man charged with driving while intoxicated

CHESTER, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Saturday, police arrested a man for driving while intoxicated in the Town of Chester.

Police say 30-year-old Shawn Tajerha, from Springfield, Mass., was going north on Rt. 9 when he struck a guide wire and overturned.

Furthering an investigation police determined Tajerha was intoxicated and he was charged with a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.

According to police Tajerha refused to submit to a chemical test and he was also issued traffic tickets for moving from lane unsafely and refusing a chemical test.

Tajerha is to appear in Chester Town Court at a later date.

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