Robert E. Ahlqvist, 67, was arrested after state police and Otsego County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the bar following reports that a vehicle had crashed into the building. According to a state police press release, troopers observed characteristics commonly associated with impairment, and Ahlqvist’s reportable B.A.C. was .13 percent.
He was evaluated by EMS at the scene and was not transported, and was arrested for the misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated.
He was processed and released on appearance tickets to the town of Laurens court on Oct. 29, 2020, then turned over to a sober third party.