Glenfield man arrested in Boonville for DWI, driving without a license


BOONVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Village of Boonville Police Department arrested a Glenfield man for Driving While Intoxicated, and driving with a suspended license, Wednesday.

At approximately 12:07 a.m., Officer Patrolman David Humphries pulled a vehicle over, after witnessing the car straddle the center line of the road, and make an unsafe left turn without signaling into a parking lot.

The operator of the vehicle was identified as Brent Billhardt, 40, who upon investigation was found to be intoxicated and uncooperative, refusing to perform any sobriety tests. Following the refusal, Billhardt then proceeded to make threats towards the Police Officer, claiming that he had guns buried in Glenfield, and that he would use them to kill Officers when he got out of jail, by shooting them in the head.

He was brought into custody at approximately 12:17 a.m., and taken to the Village of Boonville Police Station. Billhardt was also found to have prior DWI charges, in which he refused taking a breath test in the past.

He was charged with a violation of failure to keep right, a violation of making unsafe turn without signaling, a violation of alcohol consumption in a motor vehicle, a violation of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, an unclassified misdemeanor of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 2nd degree, and an unclassified misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.

Billhardt was issued 6 vehicle and traffic tickets and was arraigned in the Town of Steuben Court. He was remanded to the Oneida County Jail on $10,000 bail or $15,000 bond.

He will return to Oneida Court following an indictment for a Class E Felony of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 1st degree and a Class D Felony of DWI.

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