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Peekskill Man, 59, Charged With DWI

John W. Heffernan, Jr.
John W. Heffernan, Jr. Photo Credit: New York State Police

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – New York State Police from the Cortlandt Barracks arrested a Peekskill man on a felony driving while intoxicated charge.

John W. Heffernan, Jr., 59, was charged with a felony because he has a prior DWI conviction.

Heffernan did not use his turn signal and was pulled over by police. A breath test showed he had a blood alcohol content of 0.15 percent; almost twice the legal limit is 0.08 percent.

Heffernan was given tickets ordering him to appear in the City of Peekskill Court on June 5.