Macedon’s Police Chief, Fabian Rivera, has been charged with DWI following a Monday morning patrol car accident, as per reports from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.
Around 8:15 a.m. on Waterford Road, Rivera was involved in a crash. Although no one was hurt, the collision resulted in property damage, and the patrol car required towing.
Suspecting Rivera of being under the influence, Macedon police enlisted the assistance of Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies for the investigation.
Rivera faces several charges from the Sheriff’s investigators, including driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI, and operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08% or more. Macedon police have also charged him with driving while intoxicated.
Following an incident in December, Rivera had previously taken voluntary unpaid leave. Post the recent crash, he received a ticket and is set to appear in court.
Full Statement from the Town of Macedon:
“Macedon Police Chief, Fabian Rivera was involved in a property damage/accident in a Town Police vehicle this morning at the intersection of Waterford Road & Gananda Parkway and charged with a DWI.“
“This is an ongoing investigation, and the Town of Macedon has no further comment at this time.“