Authorities say Haverstraw Village mayor arrested for DWAI

Police arrested the mayor of Haverstraw Village Sunday morning for driving while his ability was impaired.

According to authorities, Mayor Francis Wassamer, Junior was arrested for DWAI, but they are not saying whether that impairment was caused by alcohol or another substance.

Wassmer is facing one charge of DWAI. He returns to court on July 13.

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