INDIAN LAKE -- An off-duty state trooper was charged with snowmobiling under the influence of alcohol Tuesday night after a snowmobile he was driving got stuck in a ditch, State Police said.
Police said Randy J. Weaver, 31, was arrested after the 10 p.m. incident on Route 30, during which a snowmobile he owns became stuck in a snow-filled ditch. No injuries were reported by State Police.
Responding officers found signs that Weaver was intoxicated, and after he was given field sobriety tests, he was charged with snowmobiling under the influence of alcohol, a non-criminal violation, according to State Police.
He was released pending prosecution in Indian Lake Town Court on Tuesday and has been suspended without pay pending disciplinary action.