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DWI Crash Arrest

Deputies responded to a two car motor vehicle crash on State Route 13 in the Town of Dryden.  Upon arrival, deputies interviewed both parties involved in the crash and determined that the crash was a result of a rear end collision.  Deputies identified that the at fault driver as Antonio J. RUTA, age 23 of Ithaca, NY.  Through further investigation into the crash, deputies had also determined that RUTA was intoxicated and subsequently arrested RUTA.

RUTA was charged with two counts of Driving While Intoxicated, Following Too Closely and Moved From Lane Unsafely.  RUTA was released and is to appear in the Town of Dryden Court on November 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM.