ALBANY — Albert Cappadozy, 71, of Schenectady, was sentenced to 1-3 years in state prison in Albany County Court Friday, Oct. 7.
Cappadozy pleaded guilty to two counts of driving while intoxicated on Aug. 12 in county court following an arrest on April 19 in Colonie. He was stopped by state police for driving with an expired inspection sticker and using his cell phone. At the time of the stop, he was observed as having physical signs of intoxication, and he admitted to drinking in Troy before getting behind the wheel of his vehicle. Cappadozy, who had six previous DWI convictions, failed multiple field sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol content of .15 approximately one hour after the traffic stop.
Besides his prison term, Cappadozy will have a mandatory ignition interlock device installed in his car for three years, his license revoked for one year subject to Department of Motor Vehicles determination, and he will be required to complete a victim impact panel and drinking driver program.