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Man Who Hit Taconic Parkway Guardrail Faces Drug Charges

Ryan M. Schuka
Ryan M. Schuka Photo Credit: New York State Police

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – On Tuesday, New York State Police from the Hawthorne barracks arrested 31-year-old Ryan M. Schuka, of Cortlandt Manor, for driving while ability impaired by drugs, a Class D Felony.

Troopers were dispatched to assist a disabled vehicle located on the Taconic State Parkway in the Town of Yorktown. Upon the troopers arrival, they observed a vehicle off of the roadway and in a wooded area, police said.

An investigation conducted at the scene revealed that Schuka struck a guardrail before exiting the roadway, according to the police. While police interviewed Schuka, they observed clues that indicated he was impaired.

Schuka was charged with Felony DWAI when a criminal history revealed that he was convicted of a DWI-related offense within the previous 10 years.

Schuka posted station bail and was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Yorktown Court on Thursday, Nov. 5.

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