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Mount Vernon Resident Charged With DWI In Tuckahoe

Mount Vernon resident John Melvin was arrested by Tuckahoe police.
Mount Vernon resident John Melvin was arrested by Tuckahoe police. Photo Credit: File

TUCKAHOE, N.Y. – A Mount Vernon resident was arrested in Tuckahoe after police were alerted to his erratic driving on the southbound side of the Sprain Brook Parkway.

According to police, John C. Melvin was driving his late-1990s model Volvo shortly after midnight on May 17 when Tuckahoe police officers sopped him. His blood alcohol level was .2 percent, nearly three times the legal limit, police said.

Melvin was also cited for driving without a license and his vehicle was impounded. Bail was set at $500.

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