Drunk man in Warren County accused of spitting at trooper who gave him ride home

Paul Rushia Paul Rushia | Photo: New York State Police.

February 07, 2019 02:36 PM

LAKE GEORGE - A drunk man in Lake George is accused of spitting at a trooper who gave him a ride home.

Paul Rushia, 35, was picked up by police on Birch Road Wednesday evening. Officers said it looked like he was having trouble finding his way.

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Once home, police say Rushia became combative, hit and spat at the trooper.

Rushia is facing several charges – including harassment and disorderly conduct. He's also charged with illegally possessing marijuana.


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