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Motorists charged with DWI


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

n Brenda L. Jacobs, 60, of 32886 Old Town Springs Road, Chaumont, was charged Nov. 24 with third-degree unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle after allegedly speeding away from state police at a speed over 100 mph.

Ms. Jacobs was southbound on Route 8 in Lyme when she was spotted by troopers. Police said she rounded a turn at 102 mph, went off the road and crashed her vehicle. She was taken to Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, where she was arrested at 5:08 p.m. Nov. 24.

Bloodwork was done, but a blood alcohol content was not available.

n Chet A. Ottman, 26, of 4333 Muskellunge Lake Road, Theresa, was charged by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies with failure to keep right and failure to keep inspection record at 3:06 a.m. Sunday on South Main Street, Evans Mills. Deputies said Mr. Ottman had a blood alcohol content of 0.16 percent. Under state law, a BAC of 0.08 percent or more constitutes proof of intoxication.

n Brandon R. Platt, 24, of 4021 Edgewood Drive, Lyons Falls, was arrested by state police at 4:55 a.m. Sunday on Route 26 in Lowville after crashing his car at Lyons Falls Road, Greig, police said. He refused a breath test at the scene, they said.

n Teasa V. Garnsey, 50, of 26800 Route 3, Watertown, was charged by city police with unsafe backing at 4:49 p.m. Tuesday at 100 Mill St. Police said Ms. Garnsey had a BAC of 0.16 percent.

n Adam J. Allen, 27, DeKalb Junction, was charged by Potsdam village police with multiple traffic violations about 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Police said they saw Mr. Allen operating a vehicle on Market Street with a loud exhaust and an obstructed license plate. When they pulled him over, they said, he appeared to be intoxicated. Mr. Allen’s BAC was listed at 0.11 percent.

n Morgan A. Lamb, 22, Dewitt Street, Lowville, was charged by Lowville village police with aggravated DWI following a one-car accident Nov. 28 on Park Avenue. Police said she struck a utility pole, causing her vehicle to become disabled. She registered a 0.25 percent BAC. Aggravated DWI is charged when the BAC is 0.18 percent or more. She also was charged with unlicensed operation and driving an uninspected motor vehicle.

n Kevin P. Matthews, 54, Whitesboro, also was charged by Lewis County sheriff’s deputies with stopping on a highway, driving in the wrong direction on a one-way street and refusal to submit to a preliminary breath test about 1 a.m. Nov. 29 on Route 12 near Denley Road in the town of Leyden. He had a BAC of 0.16 percent, deputies said.

Deputies said they found Mr. Matthews slumped over the wheel in a pickup truck parked in the southbound side of the divided highway but facing north.

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