Palmyra man, arrested for DWI, allegedly refuses mug shot to avoid publication

A Palmyra man, arrested for DWI, referred to a Trooper as an expletive and refused to have his mugshot taken to avoid being in the Times of Wayne County.

The Times of Wayne County says around 10:00 p.m. Thursday ,Joseph Talbot, a VP for First Niagara Bank, was found driving a vehicle and swerving all over the road. The vehicle finally came to a stop after traveling down the shoulder of Route 31 in Palmyra.

Talbot failed an administered roadside sobriety test and was arrested for DWI. He refused a roadside pre-screen breath test and station breath test to determine his BAC.

Once Talbot arrived at the State Police barracks, the Times of Wayne County says he told the Trooper he was an [expletive] and said the Trooper was ruining his family.

He refused to have his fingerprints and mug shot taken in fear that he might be included in the Times with his arrest and photo.

Following his refusal to be processed, he was additionally charged with misdemeanor obstruction of governmental administration in the second degree and traffic violations.

He was arraigned and sent to jail on $750 cash or $1,500 bond