“Conesus Man Charged with Felony DWI Following West Lake Road Crash”

By | August 5, 2023



A Conesus man, Spencer J. Brisbane, was charged with felony DWI after causing a crash in Groveland. The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a hit-and-run collision and found Brisbane at the scene. Deputy Dylan Bowser conducted a roadside DWI investigation, which led to Brisbane’s arrest. A Breathalyzer test revealed his blood alcohol content was 0.17%, well above the legal limit. Brisbane had a previous DWI conviction, making this arrest a felony. He was released on his own recognizance after his arraignment. Livingston County News reported

A photograph depicting a car crash scene on West Lake Road in Groveland accompanies the news that a Conesus man has been charged with a serious offense of driving while intoxicated. According to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred late in the evening on July 28 when deputies responded to a report of a hit-and-run at a local business. The individual responsible for the collision, later identified as Spencer J. Brisbane, returned to the scene while the investigation was underway. Suspecting alcohol impairment, deputies called in Deputy Dylan Bowser from the Sheriff’s Office’s STOP DWI Unit to conduct a roadside investigation. Following the investigation, Brisbane was arrested for DWI and taken to the Sheriff’s Office in Geneseo. A breathalyzer test administered by Deputy Ryan Schirmer revealed that Brisbane’s blood alcohol content was 0.17%, significantly higher than the legal limit of 0.08% in New York State. Furthermore, it was discovered that Brisbane had a prior DWI conviction in 2022, resulting in the current arrest being classified as a felony. Brisbane was charged with felony DWI as well as other violations of state Vehicle and Traffic Law. He was processed and detained at the Livingston County Jail before being released on his own recognizance, as recommended by the District Attorney’s Office under the state Justice Reform Act. Subsequently, Brisbane appeared before Town of North Dansville Justice David E. Werth at Livingston County Centralized Arraignment Part and was granted release until his next court date. Brisbane was represented by the Livingston County Public Defender’s Office at the arraignment, while the District Attorney’s Office did not attend..