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Police: Utica woman drove drunk, kicked out a police car window

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Watertown police charged Antoinette McFadden, 26, of Utica, at 10:35 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Arsenal Street with driving while intoxicated, disobeying a stop sign, having a headlight out, failure to keep right, failing a field sobriety test and third-degree criminal mischief.

Police said that Ms. McFadden refused to submit to a chemical test to determine her blood alcohol content and that she intentionally kicked out the rear passenger side window of a patrol car, resulting in $250 worth of damage.

She was taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, where she was released after posting $750 bail with an appearance ticket for Watertown City Court.

Also charged with DWI and related offenses:

n Catherine G. Arie, 50, of 46 N. Main St., Philadelphia, was charged by state police at 10:21 a.m. Sunday at the north gate of Fort Drum with aggravated DWI.

Her blood alcohol content was listed as 0.25 percent. According to state law, a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication, while the threshold for aggravated DWI is 0.18 percent.

nCraig R. Flanagan, 24, of 145 Plains Road, Pierrepont, was charged by state police at 3:01 a.m. Sunday after he was stopped for speeding and failing to keep right on County Route 27 in Russell, police said. His BAC was not available.

Charged with driving while ability impaired by alcohol:

n Matthew W. Ottman, 23, of 43333 Muskellunge Lake Road, Theresa, was charged by state police at 2:59 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 81 in the town of Ellisburg. His BAC was listed as 0.07 percent.

The threshold for DWAI is 0.06 percent.

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