MAHOPAC MAN ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED
DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED
Putnam County Sheriff, Robert L. Langley Jr., reports the arrest of a Mahopac man for Driving While Intoxicated. On December 8, 2018, at approximately 12:10 am, Deputy Michael Diveglio observed a vehicle speeding on State Route 6, in the Town of Carmel. Deputy Diveglio initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle in the vicinity of Drewville Road and Crafts Road. A subsequent in investigation revealed that the vehicle’s driver, Michael Murtagh, age 30, of Carmel, was allegedly intoxicated. Mr. Murtagh was placed under arrest and transported to the Putnam County Correctional Facility for arrest processing. Mr. Murtagh was processed and charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (.18 of 1% or more Blood Alcohol Content), and Driving While Intoxicated (Both Misdemeanors). Mr. Murtagh posted $250.00 bail and was released to a third party. Mr. Murtagh is scheduled to appear in the Town of Carmel Justice Court, at a future date and time.