A man was stopped and charged on two separate occasions Wednesday for not having an interlock device on his vehicle, according to local law enforcement officials.
Police said Frederck S. Baye, 49, of 707 Stearns Road, Lot 52, was pulled over at 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Depeyster Street and Erie Boulevard West and charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and for not having an interlock device.
He was released on an appearance ticket for City Court, police said.
Then about six hours later, Baye was stopped on West Thomas Street for failure to
stop at a stop sign and charged again with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and for not having an interlock device, the law enforcement officials added.
Police set bail at $1,000 and Baye was held in city lockup overnight to await arraignment today in City Court, the law enforcers added.
According to New York State Unified Court System some drivers convicted of driving while intoxicated or aggravated driving while intoxicated as a felony or misdemeanor, may be required to install an Ignition Interlock Device in their vehicle.
The device connects to a motor vehicle ignition system and measures the alcohol content in the breath of the person driving.
If a driver exhales into the IID with a blood alcohol concentration of .025 percent or higher, the IID prevents the vehicle’s engine from starting.