Police: Man calls 911 to make a report, gets charged with DWI

57-year-old Jeffrey Melagrano of Scarsdale, Westchester County (Photo provided by New York State Police)

A Westchester County man is facing charges in Otsego County after he allegedly called 911 to make a report and ended up being arrested for DWI.

Posted: Jul 20, 2018 11:58 AM
Updated: Jul 20, 2018 12:00 PM

A Westchester County man is facing charges in Otsego County after he allegedly called 911 to make a report and ended up being arrested for DWI, according to New York State Police.

Jeffrey Melagrano, 57, of Scarsdale, Westchester County, is charged with felony driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content level of .18 percent.

Police say around 10:23 p.m. Thursday, Melagrano called 911 to make a report and when troopers arrived on scene they found Melagrano to be intoxicated. Police say Melagrano was allegedly involved in an altercation at a home in the town of Milford, and he then drove to a different location in Milford while he was intoxicated. He was then arrested and arraigned in the town of Hartwick.

Melagrano was sent to the Otsego County Jail on $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 bond.

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