A 47-year-old Rushville man faces charges following a property damage accident Tuesday night on State Route 364 in the town of Middlesex.
When Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived on scene they observed a lack of motor coordination along with bloodshot/watery eyes and slowed speech coming from the driver, Karl Shartzer. Further investigation revealed multiple drug and drug paraphernalia items allegedly being found. After being placed through a series of field sobriety tests, Shartzer was placed under arrested and taken to Soldiers and Sailors Hospital for a chemical test.
He was released on appearance tickets for criminal possession of a controlled substance, DWAI, and failure to keep right.