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Seven face alcohol-related counts


State police arrested Craig A. Stull, 31, of 809 S. Water St., Ogdensburg, at 4:15 a.m. Saturday after getting a report of a stolen vehicle in the village of Alexandria Bay.

Troopers stopped Mr. Stull near Margaret and Church streets. He was charged with felony second-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and driving without use of a seat belt.

His blood alcohol content was 0.15 percent, troopers said. State law establishes 0.08 percent BAC as the threshold for intoxication. He was being held without bail at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building.

Also charged with DWI and related offenses:

n Brandon D. Dority, 22, of 25 Pine St., Ogdensburg, was charged by St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies after an accident May 28 on Route 11 in the town of Gouverneur in which he allegedly crossed the center line and hit the trailer portion of a tractor-trailer with his van.

Mr. Dority was treated at E.J. Noble Hospital, Gouverneur, for minor injuries and released, deputies said.

His blood alcohol content was not available.

He also was charged with drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to keep right.

n Allison L. Day, 34, Fort Riley, Kan., was arrested by Jefferson County sheriff's deputies at 2 a.m. Thursday on Route 342 in the town of LeRay and also was cited with driving without a license and consuming an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle. She had a breath test reading of 0.16 percent BAC, according to the sheriff's office.

n John E. Cooper, 42, Ogdensburg, was charged Saturday with aggravated DWI and unsafe movement of a stopped vehicle when he was pulled over on County Route 6 in the town of Oswegatchie, state police said. His blood alcohol content was 0.19 percent. Aggravated DWI is charged when the BAC is 0.18 percent or more.

n Patrina R. Caracciolo, 29, of 1 Church St., Madrid, was charged Saturday with aggravated DWI and not having headlights on when she was stopped on Morgan Street in the village of Norwood, St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies said.

n Aaron J. Lavean, 24, Potsdam, was charged Thursday when he was stopped on Pierrepont Avenue, Potsdam village police said. His BAC was 0.13 percent, police said.

Charged with driving while ability impaired by alcohol:

n Sharon D. Mitchell, 34, of 237 County Route 43, Lot 12, Massena, also was charged Friday with passing a red light when she was stopped on Center Street Extension, Massena village police said. Her BAC was 0.07 percent, police said.

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