Robert L. Langley Jr.

Sheriff of Putnam County

News Release

PATTERSON MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUGGED DRIVING AND OTHER CHARGES

FOLLOWING A DOMESTIC DISPUTE

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports the arrest of a Patterson man for driving while impaired by a drug, and other charges, following a domestic dispute. On June 1, 2019, at approximately 4:00 a.m., Sheriff Deputies Robert Hudson, Ryan Diskin, and Amanda Collier responded to a report of a domestic dispute, which occurred at a residence located in the Town of Patterson. While responding, the deputies were instructed that the male subject, who was involved in the dispute, had left the scene in a vehicle and an automobile accident might have occurred. While responding to the area of the reported dispute, deputies located a vehicle that had been involved in a one car automobile accident. The deputies determined that the driver of the vehicle, Marcus Rohim, age 30, of Patterson, was the male subject involved in the reported dispute. A subsequent investigation revealed that Mr. Rohim was allegedly under the influence of cocaine and had violated a Temporary Order of Protection. Mr. Rohim was placed under arrest and transported to the Putnam County Correctional Facility for arrest processing. He was charged with Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree (Class A Misdemeanor), two counts of Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree (Class A Misdemeanor), Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree (Class A Misdemeanor), two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Class A Misdemeanor), Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree (Misdemeanor), and Driving While Ability Impaired by a Drug (Misdemeanor). Mr. Rohim was arraigned by the Honorable Justice Anthony Mole of the Town of Patterson Justice Court and remanded to the Putnam County Correctional Facility in lieu of $1,500.00 Cash-Bail/ $3,000.00 Bail-Bond. Mr. Rohim is scheduled to appear in Patterson Justice court, at a future date and time.