DWAI DRUGS - POTSDAM - Village police charged Evan Michael Fraser, 22, of St. Regis Falls with driving while ability impaired by drugs and ticketed him for moving from lane unsafely and failure to yield right of way on left turn at 2:44 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Elm Street. Police said they responded to a complaint of a possible intoxicated subject preparing to leave a Market Street restaurant.Patrols observed the suspect vehicle on Market Street and reportedly observed it move from its lane unsafely into oncoming traffic and then fail to yield right of way at the intersection of Market and Elm streets. A traffic stop was initiated on Elm Street, and the police investigation revealed the operator to be impaired by drugs.
INADEQUATE HEADLIGHTS - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Joshua A. Addington, 22, of El Paso, Texas for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights at 10:43 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Clarkson Avenue. The vehicle had a headlight out, police said.
The Police Blotter
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
0227 Traffic stop on Elm Street. Verbal warning issued.
0606 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.
0803 Burglar alarm at a local business. Patrol dispatched.False alarm.
0832 Report of an illegally parked vehicle on Lawrence Avenue.
1030 Report of an elderly female wandering on Maple Street.
1102 Temporary handicapped parking permit issued
1115 Report of a larceny.
1223 Traffic stop on Pierrepont Avenue.A verbal warning was issued.
1307 Report of a possible intoxicated person.
1353 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to SUNY Potsdam.
1438 Report of a duffle bag found on Lawrence Avenue.Patrol retrieved the property and was able to locate the owner.
1438 Potsdam Fire and patrols were dispatched to 36 Market St. for an alarm activation.
1444 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to Norwood.
1501 Report of a stolen manhole cover from Main Street.
1512 Harassment complaint at a local business.Investigation continues.
1601 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to Route 11B.
1615 Property found on Clarkson campus. The owner was located and property returned.
1615Mental health pickup order received.Patrol completed without incident.
1738 Vehicle and Traffic complaint on Market Street.Patrol dispatched.
2033 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to May Road.
2046 Traffic stop on Munson Street. Verbal warning issued.
2207 Traffic stop on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.
2242 Traffic stop on Leroy Street. Verbal warning issued.
2243 Traffic stop on Clarkson Avenue. Ticket issued.
2342 Traffic stop on Main Street. Verbal warning issued.
2347 Traffic stop on Pine Street. Verbal warning issued.
2349 Traffic stop on Main Street. Verbal warning issued.