PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. -- A Putnam Valley man was charged with his fifth driving while impaired offense in 10 years after an accident in Mohegan Lake, according to New York State Police.
Mustafa H. Aljariri, 32, was allegedly involved in one-car, property damage accident on Foot Hill Street. Police suspected him of being impaired by drugs at the time of the accident, police said.
Aljariri was arrested and charged with felony driving while ability impaired by drugs and felony aggravated unlicensed operation. A subsequent investigation into Aljariri's criminal history revealed he had been convicted of DWI-related offenses four other times in the previous 10 years, police said.
Aljariri was remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Court on Thursday, police said.