DWI arrest ends with the suspect and deputy taking a cold swim

OTSELIC – A man pulled over for a traffic violation Monday fled his vehicle on foot, leading a Chenango County Sheriff’s deputy on a chase that eventually ended up with both in the Otselic River.



Michael Debottis, 21, Georgetown, was charged with driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana, resisting arrest and refusing to submit to a breath test, said the Chenango County Sheriff’s Office.


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