Scarsdale Police Arrest Allegedly Drunken Driver After He Crashes Into Utility Pole

Excerpts from the Scarsdale Police Log. The following information was supplied by the Scarsdale Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

arrested a Yorktown Heights man after allegedly driving drunk and hitting a utility pole on Tuesday.

Police arrested Peter Soc of Yorktown Heights on charges of driving while intoxicated, a second offense, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Soc was driving a Grand Cherokee when he struck a pole on Oxford Road at 11:25 p.m. on April 24, according to a police report.

The driver sustained "abrasions at the top of his head," police said.

Soc told police the accident was a result of a deer running out in front of him and swerving to avoid it.

He told cops he had "three vodkas" at a friend's house before driving, according to the report, but did not consent to a blood alcohol test.

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