A Putnam County Sheriff Deputy was injured when a drunk driver rammed into his marked patrol car. Deputy Shane Rossiter was on the right side of the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley on Tuesday, with emergency lights activated. He pulled over a vehicle for a routine traffic infraction and had just issued the ticket when a BMW struck the rear of his car. The driver, 30-year-old Ashwin Ramnath, was determined to be intoxicated. He was charged with two counts of Driving While Intoxicated. Deputy Rossiter was transported to Putnam Hospital Center for treatment of head and hand pain.