TOWN OF DICKINSON (WBNG) – The Broome County Sheriff’s Office announced in a press release that a man from Binghamton was arrested for DWI after a crash on November 13th. News found out that the man is also an employee of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office.
James Worhach, 35, was involved in a two-vehicle accident in the town of Dickinson, according to a press release. During the investigation, MPs said Worhach had a blood alcohol level of 0.28%. The legal limit is 0.08%.
The sheriff’s office reported that a MP heard an accident at the intersection of Downs Avenue and Prospect Street just after 10 p.m. on November 13. The MP discovered two vehicles in the accident. Worhach suffered a minor head injury and was treated on site.
The press release states that Worhach “showed signs of alcohol impairment and was subsequently detained for driving while intoxicated.”
The other driver was not injured.
MPs said Worhach was driving north on Downs Avenue when he passed a red light at the intersection of Airport Road and Prospect. A vehicle turning onto Prospect from the airport was hit by Worhach’s gray Jeep Cherokee.
12 messages have requested comment from the Broome County Attorney’s Office. The office said an explanation would be provided.
Worhach was released on tickets to the Town of Dickinson Court. The charge against Worhach is a crime because, according to the sheriff’s office, Worhach has been convicted of DWI charges over the past 10 years.
Worhach is a public information officer for the Broome District Attorney’s Office.