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Macedon Police Chief Charged with DWIs Following Crash


Macedon’s police chief is facing charges after crashing his patrol vehicle in the town Monday morning.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports Chief Fabian Rivera was involved in a property damage motor vehicle collision on Waterford Road around 8:15. While there were no injuries, the patrol car had to be towed from the scene due to front-end damage.

During a police investigation, officers suspected Rivera was intoxicated and requested assistance from the sheriff’s office. Deputies charged the chief with DWI, Aggravated DWI, and operating a Motor Vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.08% or higher. Police charged him with DWI as well.

Rivera was issued appearance tickets for Macedon Town Court and Walworth Town Court to appear at a later date.

It was almost one year ago when Rivera went on voluntary unpaid leave following an incident on December 10th at a Macedon restaurant. Rivera was said to be in a highly intoxicated state and fell over several times, resulting in a cut to his face. At the time, Rivera said he was suffering from PTSD. Rivera returned to the job in February.

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