DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Eric J. Evans, 23, of Wilmington, Dela., with aggravated driving while intoxicated and ticketed him for failure to wear his seatbelt at 1:56 a.m. Sunday following a traffic stop on Maple Street. Police said the stop was made after an officer noticed the operator of a vehicle traveling on Main Street was not wearing a seatbelt. Evans reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.23 percent, nearly three times the legal limit. A blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent constitutes a driving while intoxicate charge and is elevated to the higher count of aggravated DWI when the BAC is o.18 percent or higher.
UNSAFE LANE CHANGE - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Shawn M. Patrick, 17, of Winthrop for making an unsafe lane change at 3:50 p.m. Sunday following an investigation of a two-vehicle property damage accident on Elm Street.
The Police Blotter
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013
0035 Traffic stop on Grove Street. Verbal warning issued.
0116 Received a report of an odor of marijuana at Lawrence Avenue Apartments. Patrols responded.
0144 Traffic stop on Maple Street. Arrest made for driving while intoxicated.
0316 Traffic stop on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.
0608 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.
0701 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.
0703 Received a report of some type of an alarm going off in the vicinity of Dunkin Donuts, Patrol responded but was unable to locate any alarms.
0713 Received a report of a tree limb down along with wires on Waverly Street, Patrol responded.
0815 Potsdam Rescue and patrols dispatched to Mayfield Drive.
1154 Potsdam Rescue and Patrols were dispatched to Maple Street for a male possibly having a stroke.
1201 Patrols dispatched to a burglar alarm at a local financial institution.
1210 Patrols dispatched to a burglar alarm on Madrid Avenue.
1237 Disorderly conduct incident occurring in the Civic Center Lobby.Patrols responded.
1550 Patrol dispatched to a two-vehicle property damage accident on Elm Street. Ticket issued.
1925 Patrol responded to a mental health incident. Subject was transported to Claxton Hepburn Medical Center by the New York State Police.
1938 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.
2036 Patrol assisted a subject.
2222 Patrols responded to a burglar alarm at a local business.