ONEONTA – A man arrested for a DWI after a state police traffic stop yesterday morning was discovered to be a fugitive from Alabama.
Roger D. Elam, 29, Davenport, was allegedly observed speeding and driving across hazard marks on Main Street in the town of Oneonta. An investigation by state police determined that he was driving while intoxicated with a BAC of .15 percent, and further investigation revealed that he was wanted in Blount County for the class B felony of theft of property in the first degree. Elam was arraigned in the City of Oneonta court and was remanded to the Otsego County jail.
Blount County is where Oneonta, Ala. is located.