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Canandaigua PD: Drunk driver nearly struck patrol car on New Year’s Day

A Canandaigua man was charged with driving while intoxicated, as well as aggravated driving while intoxicated after police say he nearly struck a marked patrol car on New Year’s Day around 1:25 am.

Officers arrested Robert Odell, 47, of Canandaigua after he allegedly crossed the center line and nearly struck a marked patrol car that was traveling the opposite direction. After his vehicle was stopped — police say he was found to be intoxicated.

He was charged with failure to keep right, driving while intoxicated, and aggravated driving while intoxicated after he was found to have a blood-alcohol content of .26.

He will answer the charges in Canandaigua City Court at a later date.

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