ALBANY, NY – District Attorney P. David Soares announced today that JEREMY CANNADAY, 33, of Cohoes, was sentenced to 1 2/3 to 5 years in State Prison for felony DWI this morning before the Honorable Joseph Teresi in Albany County Court.
CANNADAY also faces license revocation, mandatory Ignition Interlock Device for 3 years upon release from custody, $1,520 in fines and surcharges. CANNADAY previously pleaded guilty to (1) Count of Driving While Intoxicated as a Class D Felony.
On May 10, 2012 CANNADAY was operating a vehicle and attempting to exit the ramp on Route 378E to Route 32S in Cohoes. CANNADAY failed to navigate the turn and drove onto the grassy area at the bottom of the ramp, continued to drive through the median and adjoining street, and ultimately crashed into a fence and utility pole. CANNADAY was exiting the vehicle upon police arrival. CANNADAY failed multiple field sobriety tests and was found to have a blood alcohol content of .23%. This is CANNADAY’s third alcohol related conviction, the prior two convictions were outside of Albany County.
Assistant District Attorney Matthew Peluso of the Vehicular Crimes Unit prosecuted this case.
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