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The following were charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and related offenses:

n Joseph S. Suschinski Jr., 50, of 24957 County Route 197, Carthage, was charged by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies with felony aggravated DWI, driving an uninspected and uninsured vehicle, having improper plates, second-degree harassment and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation Saturday night on Ridge Road in the town of Watertown after deputies responded to the report of a domestic dispute. He was arraigned before Hounsfield Town Justice Sherry Derouin and sent to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building on $5,000 bail.

Mr. Suschinski had a blood alcohol content of 0.18 percent, deputies said. A BAC level of 0.08 percent or more is considered proof of intoxication under state law. Aggravated DWI is charged when the BAC is 0.18 percent or more.

The charge was a felony owing to a prior DWI conviction within the past 10 years. Mr. Suschinski in January 2008 was sentenced in Jefferson County Court on a DWI conviction. He was charged Aug. 18, 2007, after his vehicle rear-ended a second vehicle on South Massey Street.

n Lorena Roman-Gallardo, 24, Santa Rosa, Calif., also was charged by Watertown police with failure to keep right at 1:43 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of State Street. She had a BAC of 0.22 percent, police said. Ms. Roman-Gallardo was arraigned before Watertown Town Justice James P. McClusky and sent to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building on $1,000 bail.

n Timothy D. Jackson, 33, Felts Mills, was charged by state police at 8 p.m. Saturday on Route 26 in the town of Denmark. His BAC was 0.18 percent, police said.

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