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Police: Man arrested after he was found asleep behind wheel of stopped vehicle

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KINDERHOOK, N.Y. – A 19-year-old was arrested after police say, he drove while impaired by drugs.

New York State Police responded to a call about an erratic vehicle in Kinderhook on Wednesday around 12:15PM. 

As authorities arrived, they found Andrew Richards asleep behind the wheel with the vehicle stopped, in gear, and in the oncoming lane of traffic.

It was determined Richards was impaired by drugs and was arrested under the charged of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.  He also faces vehicle and traffic law violations.

He was issued Uniform Traffic Tickets and will be back in court on September 17.

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