The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on July 17th, 2017 at 5:36 PM, Seneca County Deputies arrested Whitney A. Dennis, Age 37, of 202 Park Ln, Ithaca NY, on St Rt 89 in the Town of Covert. Dennis was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (Misdemeanor), Aggravated Driving while Intoxicated Above .18% (Misdemeanor) and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Leandras Law, child in a vehicle (Felony).
Deputies report that the arrest stems from a call reporting a one car motor vehicle accident with no injuries on Rt 89 in Covert. Deputies report that upon further investigation Dennis was found to be intoxicated and arrested. Sheriff’s Deputies also report that Dennis had a 7 year old child with her in the vehicle at the time. She was arraigned in the Town of Covert Court and released on her own recognizance. Dennis is to appear before the Town of Covert Court on August 7th at 10am to answer the charges.