DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Darren E. Basford, 41, of Potsdam with driving while intoxicated and ticketed him for moving from lane unsafely at 4:40 p.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Elm Street after responding to a complaint of a reckless driver on Market Street. Police said they observed Basfords vehicle cross he center line multiple times. Basford reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.13. percent
The Police Blotter
Friday, Jan. 24, 2013
0911Patrol dispatched to a property damage accident on Missouri Avenue.
1019Patrol completed fingerprints on an individual for employment purposes.
1141Mental health incident reported.Subject was located and transported for evaluation.
1514Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call.
1640Report of an erratic driver on Market Street. Patrol dispatched. Patrol observed violation(s). A traffic stop was initiated on Elm Street.
1806Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call.
1826Report of a gas drive off at a local gas station.It appears as if the operators credit card did not go through. The operator was located and returned to pay for the gas.
1911Report of a possible illegally parked vehicle on Larnard Street.Patrol responded and located the described vehicle, which was not in violation.
2119Assisted other agency with an attempt to locate.
2134Patrol assisted dog control officer at Potsdam Animal Shelter.
2302Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call.