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

n Patrick J. McGhee, 26, of 35033 Eddy Road, Lot 83, Theresa, also was charged by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle at 7:20 p.m. Friday on County Route 21 in the town of Theresa.

Deputies said Mr. McGhee hit a mailbox at 41196 County Route 21 at 7:01 p.m. but later returned to the scene, cleaned up the debris and paid $50 to the owner. Following his arrest, he was arraigned before Theresa Town Justice Roger K. Duvall, sent to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building and later released on $1,500 bail.

Mr. McGhee had a blood alcohol content of 0.16 percent, police said. State law says a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication.

n Rian C. Hill, 51, of 34 County Route 48A, Norwood, also was charged by St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to keep right following a one-vehicle personal injury accident Friday on County Route 24 in the town of Pierrepont.

Deputies said Mr. Hill’s vehicle went off the left side of the road on a curve and overturned four times before coming to rest in the middle of the road. He was taken by Colton Rescue Squad to Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, for treatment of arm and internal injuries. Also responding to the scene were Pierrepont Fire and First Responders. His BAC was not available.

n George E. Ligocky III, 23, of 4430 Po Valley Road, Apt. 213, Fort Drum, was charged by Watertown police at 1:46 a.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of Huntington Street. He had a BAC of 0.16 percent, police said.

n Kyle S. Murray, 24, Greig, was charged by state police with aggravated DWI, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, crossing hazard markings and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle at 1:05 a.m. Saturday on Route 12 in the town of Martinsburg. Police said he had a BAC of 0.18 percent, the state threshold for aggravated DWI.

n Kristen E. Wilks, 40, of 21320 Main Road, Adams Center, was charged by Watertown police with aggravated DWI, speeding and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle at 2:31 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of Arsenal Street. She had a BAC of 0.22 percent, police said.

n Kevin J. Boshart, 45, of 10824 Route 812, Croghan, was charged by Lewis County sheriff’s deputies with aggravated DWI, failure to keep right and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle at 2:34 a.m. Sunday on Swiss Road in the town of Croghan. He had a BAC of 0.21 percent, deputies said.

n Jessica L. Burriss, 34, of 7985 Route 12, Lowville, also was charged by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies with refusal to take a breath test, speeding, driving across hazard markings and failure to keep right at 2:30 a.m. Sunday on Route 12 in the town of Rutland. She had a BAC of 0.14 percent, deputies said.

n Henry F. Zellers, 26, Fort Drum, also was charged by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies with speeding, following too closely, driving across hazard markings and failure to keep right at 2:30 a.m. Sunday on Route 12 in the town of Rutland. He had a BAC of 0.12 percent, deputies said.

n Richard P. Adams, 29, Heuvelton, also was charged by state police with operating a motor vehicle without an inspection certificate and failure to keep right at 1:15 a.m. Saturday in the town of Oswegatchie. He had a BAC of 0.14 percent, police said.

n James M. Barrella, 26, Lacona, was charged by state police at 2:49 a.m. Sunday on Route 11 in the town of Sandy Creek. He had a BAC of 0.16 percent, police said.

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