A 46 year old Penn Yan man was arrested early Tuesday morning on DWI charges.
Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped Scott Thornton in a driveway on Hamilton Street for a traffic infraction that took place on Linden Street and North Avenue. An odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected by deputies and Thornton was placed through field sobriety tests. He was arrested and transported to the Yates County Sheriff’s Office where he refused a chemical breath test.
He was held at the Yates County Jail for arraignment.