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May 17, 2024

State Police in Troop G make notable DWI arrests 5/9- 5/16

State Police in Troop G make notable DWI arrests 5/9- 5/16
Press Release

On May 9, 2024, at about 12:49 p.m., State Police assigned to the Latham Interstate Patrol responded to the report of a one-car crash on I-90 in Schodack, NY.  While enroute to the crash, the vehicle was reported to have left the scene.  A patrol of the area located the vehicle involved and identified the driver as William Z. Bayba, 63, of Albany, NY.  Bayba was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.  He was transported to SP Schodack for processing, where he recorded a 0.20% BAC.  Bayba was issued tickets returnable to the Schodack Town Court on June 5, 2024, and released.   

On May 11, 2024, at about 9:43 p.m., State Police of Queensbury stopped a vehicle on State Route 50 in Wilton, NY, for Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.  The driver was identified as Michael C. Biss, 49, of Saratoga Springs, NY.  Biss was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.  He was transported to SP Wilton for processing, where he recorded a 0.18% BAC.  Biss was issued tickets returnable to the Wilton Town Court on May 28, 2024, and released.

On May 11, 2024, at about 10:48 p.m. State of Clifton Park stopped a vehicle on State Route 9 in Halfmoon, NY, for a Vehicle and Traffic Law violation.  The driver was identified as Jeremy L. Hayes, 52, of Niskayuna, NY.  Hayes was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.  He was transported to SP Clifton Park for processing, where he recorded a 0.18% BAC.  Hayes was issued tickets returnable to the Halfmoon Town Court on May 29, 2024, and released to a sober third party. 

On May 12, 2024, at about 5:35 a.m. State Police of Schodack received the report of a driver who appeared impaired.  A patrol of the area located a vehicle matching the caller's description in the area of Columbia Turnpike in Schodack, NY.  The driver was identified as Senecca J. Gillyard, 44, of Castleton on Hudson, NY.  Gillyard was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.  He was transported to SP Schodack for processing, where he recorded a 0.18% BAC.  Gillyard was issued tickets returnable to the Schodack Town Court on June 12, 2024, and released to a sober third party. 

On May 13, 2024, at about 9:59 a.m. State Police of Sand Lake stopped a vehicle on State Route 22 in Berlin, NY, for a Vehicle and Traffic Law violation.  The driver was identified as Sean M. Cole,39, of Petersburgh, NY.  Cole was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.  He was transported to SP Sand Lake for processing, where he recorded a 0.10% BAC.  Further investigation discovered Cole has had multiple DWI conviction in the last ten years.  Cole was issued tickets returnable to the Berlin Town Court on June 19, 2024, and released to a sober third party. 

On May 15, 2024, at about 7:40 p.m., State Police assigned to the Latham Interstate Patrol stopped a vehicle on Watervliet Avenue in Albany, NY, for multiple Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.  The driver was identified as Alexander Chicaiza, 22, of Albany, NY.  Chicaiza was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.  He was transported to SP Latham for processing, where he recorded a 0.26% BAC.  Chicaiza was issued tickets returnable to the Albany City Court on June 3, 2024, and released to a sober third party.