Driver's B.A.C more than double legal limit

By Chelsea Bishop

Driver's B.A.C more than double legal limit

August 2, 2013 Updated Aug 2, 2013 at 10:36 AM EDT

Town of Union, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A traffic stop leads to an arrest of an intoxicated Endicott man.

Around 12:30 a.m. Friday, a deputy from the Broome County Sheriff's office noticed a black BMW on Route 17 make several lane changes without signaling.

The car was pulled over when it exited onto the George F. Highway. The man driving the car was identified as Carlos Avila, 43, of Endicott.

According to the sheriff's report, Avila showed signs of intoxication and refused to take a breathalyzer test.

Avila was arrested and taken to the Broome County Highway Patrol under suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

A breathalyzer test there revealed his blood alcohol concentration as 0.21 percent, over two times the legal limit.

Avila was charged with aggravated D.W.I., driving while intoxicated, refusal of a breath screening device, and failure to signal a lane change.

Avila was released and is awaiting further action from the Town of Union Court.

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