On July 25, 2017, State Troopers arrested Rafaelin Espinal, 31, of Auburn, New York for felony driving while intoxicated (previous conviction in ten years), refusal to submit to breath test, failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely and failure to stop at a steady red signal.
Espinal was stopped on North Street in the City of Auburn after Troopers witnessed erratic driving. He was placed under arrest after failing multiple standard field sobriety tests. Espinal was transported to SP Auburn where he continued to refuse to submit a breath test.
Espinal was arraigned at the Town of Owasco Court and remanded to the Cayuga County Jail en lieu of no bail and was scheduled to reappear in the City of Auburn Court on July 26. Refusal hearing is August 3, 2017.