Police: Drunk N.J. Man Found Sleeping Behind The Wheel Of Running Car On Main St. In Nyack

21-year-old charged with aggravated DWI.

A Montvale, NJ, man was charged with drunken driving this morning after he was found asleep behind the wheel of a car — with the engine running — at a busy Nyack intersection, according to .

Edgar Shanoyan, 21, of 50 Rutherford Place, was found at the intersection of Main Street and Midland Avenue in a 2009 Nissan Maxima at 3 a.m. Shanoyan was awakened by police and he then failed several field sobriety tests, according to police.

Shanoyan was taken to Orangetown police headquarters in Orangeburg, where police said he failed a chemical breath test for alcohol, which showed his blood alcohol content to be .18 percent — more than double the legal limit. Shanoyan was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and he was later released to a family member pending a Jan. 24 hearing in Nyack Village Court.


emetib January 02, 2012 at 02:23 PM
just another drunk in a sea of hundreds


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