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Macedon Police Chief arrested for DWI following accident in patrol car and again in his private vehicle after being dropped off at his home.

by WayneTimes.com
November 20, 2023

 On Monday (1120) at approximately 8:15 am in the Town of Macedon, Macedon Police Chief Fabian Rivera was involved in a property damage motor vehicle collision on Waterford Road while operating his patrol vehicle.

There were no injuries reported because of the collision, however, his patrol vehicle had to be towed from the scene due to front-end damage.

The Times has learned that Chief Fabian was then driven home by Macedon Officers after he was charged with DWI from the accident. He entered his residence, grabbed his keys and then drove away from the house on Eagles Roost in the Town of Walworth in his private vehicle . The Sheriff's Office then stopped his vehicle and Fabian was arrested a second time for DWI, Aggravated DWI, with a blood alcohol level of .25%

Rivera was issued tickets to return to the Macedon Town Court for the accident DWI and the Walworth Town Court for the second incident.  

Upon finding out about the arrest of their police chief, the Macedon Town Board held meeting on Monday night to discuss the matter in a closed/personnel situation.

UPDATE:

At a  Town of Macedon Special Board Meeting on Tuesday evening.  (11/21/2023), fur resolutions were passed in response to the dual arrest  of the Macedon Police Chief Fabrian Rivera.

RESOLVED the Macedon Town Board accepts the resignation of  Macedon Police Chief, Fabian Rivera, effective immediately.

RESOLVED that Sergeant Adam Husk be appointed as Officer-In-Charge of the Macedon Police Department with an additional $15,000.00 prorated per year effective 11/20/2023.

RESOLVED the Town’s legal counsel do an internal investigation into the Macedon Police Department’s handling of the incident of the former Macedon Police Chief, Fabian Rivera, on 11/20/2023.

RESOLVED the Town Board hereby suspends Sergeant Brigette Goodfriend with pay pending the outcome of the Town’s Internal Investigation into the Macedon Police Department’s incident on 11/20/2023 involving former Chief Fabian Rivera. 

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