INDIAN LAKE — A State Police trooper has been suspended without pay following his arrest on a charge of operating a snowmobile under the influence of alcohol.
At 10 p.m. Tuesday, an Indian Lake-based trooper was dispatched to a possible personal-injury snowmobile accident on State Route 30 in the Town of Indian Lake, according to a press release from State Police Troop B.
Investigation revealed that a snowmobile owned and operated by Randy J. Weaver, 31, an off-duty trooper based at Indian Lake, had become stuck in a snow-filled ditch by the roadside.
He appeared intoxicated, police said, and, after he underwent standardized field sobriety tests, was arrested, the release said.
The charge against him is a violation of Section 25.24 of the State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Laws.
Weaver is scheduled to appear in Indian Lake Town Court at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8.
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