CLOSINGS: View Closings

Oneonta man accused of driving around drunk with 5 pounds of marijuana

New York State Police say they found five pounds of marijuana after stopping a man who was allegedly driving drunk in Oneonta Tuesday night.

Posted: Nov 6, 2020 5:46 PM
Updated: Nov 6, 2020 5:50 PM

ONEONTA, N.Y. – New York State Police say they found five pounds of marijuana, after stopping a man who was allegedly driving drunk in Oneonta Tuesday night.

Troopers say they witnessed 49-year-old Timothy L. Young commit several traffic infractions after leaving the parking garage ramp on Market Street. Troopers pulled Young over in Clinton Plaza, but the suspect sped off toward Chestnut Street during the traffic stop.

Police followed Young into a parking garage, where they say he drove recklessly around the top level.

With the help of Oneonta police, troopers were able to stop Young and investigate the scene.

State police say that’s when they found the marijuana and arrested Young, who also seemed to be impaired.

Young’s blood-alcohol level was .14%, according to police.

The suspect was charged with criminal possession of marijuana, driving while intoxicated, obstructing governmental administration and reckless driving.

Young was processed and remanded to the Otsego County jail.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1611031

Reported Deaths: 47156
CountyCasesDeaths
Queens2061178675
Kings2046548996
Suffolk1595713049
Nassau1452902890
Bronx1402445807
Westchester1055502078
New York1005843852
Erie640661585
Richmond558791558
Monroe51913977
Rockland37948884
Orange36102720
Onondaga32054620
Dutchess21862404
Albany20526328
Oneida19519475
Niagara15100309
Broome14412333
Saratoga11723145
Schenectady10685177
Ulster9854226
Rensselaer8860130
Putnam820486
Chautauqua7213122
Chemung6397130
Oswego593589
Ontario569988
Steuben5452137
St. Lawrence533680
Cayuga531287
Jefferson468163
Sullivan466259
Herkimer4531106
Wayne440964
Genesee4335118
Cattaraugus432476
Madison379284
Livingston347855
Clinton346826
Tompkins341442
Columbia334794
Fulton324580
Montgomery3121105
Cortland310260
Allegany285681
Warren279555
Wyoming277848
Tioga277156
Greene259869
Orleans242280
Chenango239069
Washington227952
Otsego226743
Lewis202630
Franklin199612
Seneca156453
Delaware146933
Essex131726
Schoharie117612
Yates101126
Schuyler85212
Hamilton2772
Unassigned217137
Out of NY0191
Rome
Cloudy
32° wxIcon
Hi: 31° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 22°
Binghamton
Cloudy
29° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 18°
Rome
Cloudy
32° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 22°
Rome
Cloudy
32° wxIcon
Hi: 27° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 22°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
2021 Golfer's Paradise Card - 21 Courses for only $99.99
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve