VALATIE — The superintendent of the Ichabod Crane Central School District was charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.
Michael Danyo, 51, who lives in Saratoga Springs, was arrested at 8:33 p.m. Saturday in Wilton and charged with DWI, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.
Vanyo was also charged with operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol content greater than 0.08%, an unclassified misdemeanor, and leaving the scene of a property damage accident and making an improper right turn, both infractions, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.
Vanyo was released to a third party, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.
“The sheriff’s office responded to a call of a property damage motor vehicle crash on Maple Avenue in the Town of Wilton on April 6, 2019, at 8:33 p.m. where one of the involved vehicles reportedly left the scene,” according to a statement released Monday by the county sheriff.
The Ichabod Crane Central School District acknowledged “the serious nature of these allegations” and issued a statement Monday afternoon.
“The Board of Education and District Administration of the Ichabod Crane Central School District have been advised of the charges involving District Superintendent Michael Vanyo, relating to allegations of driving while intoxicated (DWI) and other offenses,” according to the statement.
“We understand the serious nature of these allegations and have called a special meeting of the board of education for this evening (April 8) at 5 p.m. in the high school library to discuss the matter further.”
Vanyo is scheduled to appear in Wilton Town court at a later date.