PRESTON - On Sept. 6, a Town of Norwich resident was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated with BAC greater than .08 of one percent, and aggravated DWI for having a BAC greater than .18.
Members of the Chenango County Sheriff's Office arrested John P. Rutan, 62, after an investigation into a motor vehicle accident that occurred in the Town of McDonough. Deputy Lawrence located the suspected vehicle involved in the accident traveling in the Town of Preston. As the deputy approached the vehicle to conduct a traffic stop, the operator allegedly stopped on a side road to urinate. It was found that Rutan was the subject that the deputies were looking for and he was allegedly found to be operating the vehicle in an intoxicated condition.