ALLEGANY, NY — State Police arrested a Hinsdale man on DWI charges during an investigation of a two-car accident in the Walmart parking lot in Saturday.

Patrick C. Shearer, 48, of Hinsdale, was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated – Previous Conviction Within Ten Years.

Police said Shearer was exhibiting signs of intoxication and failed the standardized field sobriety tests at the scene, as well as a chemical breath test at State Police barracks in Olean.

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Shearer was released with appearance tickets for Allegany Town Court, where he is due to appear later this month

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