DWI/DWAI

On 12/04/2023 the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the Arrest of 70 year old Harold R. Matasar a resident of Syracuse NY for the Charges of DWI, DWAI by Drugs and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance In the 7th degree all Class A Misdemeanors. The Arrest stems from an incident that occurred in the Town of Varick on State Route 414 when 911 was called for the report of a male that had fallen out of his vehicle and ran himself over in the middle of the roadway. Deputies responded to the scene only to find that the male had left the scene, Deputies checked the area and located the vehicle traveling south in the Town of Romulus and initiated a traffic stop. During the Investigation Deputies found that 70 year old Harold Matasar had an open bottle of alcohol within the vehicle and appeared to be impaired by prescription medications after Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were administered. Matasar was taken into custody after being checked over by South Seneca Ambulance. After refusing medical treatment he was taken to the jail later on for processing. Matasar was released on Appearance tickets and is to appear to the Town of Romulus Court on a later date.