Multiple license suspensions lead to arrest

, 41, of Poughkeepsie, was arrested Feb. 22 in the Town of Hyde Park and charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony, according to a Sheriff’s Office report. The report stated was initially stopped for a speeding violation on Route 9, and deputies then discovered he did not have a driver’s license and had 20 active suspensions on 11 dates from various municipalities in Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties. He was arraigned in City of Poughkeepsie Court and remanded to Dutchess County Jail on $1,500 cash or $3,000 bail bond. Additionally a 20-year-old female passenger was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

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