New York State Division of State Police

07/21/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/21/2019 06:31

Man arrested for Reckless Endangerment 2nd and DWI


Arcade man arrested for DWI and Reckless Endangerment 2nd after striking Wyoming County Deputy Sheriff vehicle.
On July 18, 2019, at approximately 12:39 a.m., New York State Police at SP Warsaw arrested Tyler J. Malik, age 27, of Arcade, NY, for the misdemeanors of Reckless Endangerment 2nd and Driving While Intoxicated with a reported B.A.C of 0.09%.
Troopers were dispatched to a report of a three-car motor vehicle accident with injuries on ST-98, in the Town of Java. During the accident investigation, it was determined Tyler J. Malik was southbound on ST-98, when he failed to observe a Wyoming County Sheriff vehicle, which was occupied by a Deputy parked on the west shoulder, with all emergency lights activated during a traffic stop. Malik rear ended the Wyoming County Deputy Sheriff vehicle, causing minor injuries to the Deputy. The Wyoming County Deputy was transported to Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw, NY via ambulance and treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released.
Malik was arrested and released on appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Java court on a later date.
The Troopers were also assisted on scene by the Wyoming County Sheriff Dept., Arcade Police Dept., Arcade Ambulance and the North Java Fire Dept.

Wyoming County Sheriff's Vehicle