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Broadalbin man charged after leaving crash scene


BROADALBIN, NY – Early Saturday morning state police arrested a 33-year-old Broadalbin man for felony DWI after leaving the scene of an auto accident.

Robert M. Cannizzaro faces multiple felony charges after troopers responded to a 911 report of a dark pickup truck being involved in a hit-and-run auto accident on Ridge Road in the Town of Broadalbin. While enroute to Ridge Road, troopers spotted a pickup truck matching the description provided by their dispatch point and initiated a traffic stop. Upon approaching the pickup truck, they observed that it was severely damaged. Troopers also noticed that the vehicle was covered in tree debris.

Cannizzaro admitted that he drank 4 to 5 beers before troopers stopped his vehicle on State Route 29 in Broadalbin.

Troopers charged Cannizzaro with felony DWI, felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, and several other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.

Cannizzaro was arraigned this morning before Judge Gilston in the Village of Broadalbin Court and released on his own recognizance.

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