FRANKLIN, NY (WIVT/WBGH) – On March 5th, Delaware County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident on State Highway 28 near Frank Slawson Road in Franklin.

According to the sheriff’s office, a vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a ditch.

Deputies made contact with the driver, 35-year-old Michael Catapano, and determined that he was intoxicated.

Catapano was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Driving with a BAC greater than .08%
  • Failure to keep right

He was released and is expected to appear in the Town of Franklin Court at a later date.