WATERTOWNA Brownville man was charged with aggravated DWI Thursday afternoon after state police stopped him on County Route 202 for reportedly not wearing his seat belt.
Larry E. Bergfield, 43, of 17120 County Route 53, Brownville, was arrested on the scene at 2:25 p.m. Troopers said Mr. Bergfield was intoxicated and a breath analysis test determined his blood alcohol content to be 0.20 percent.
A BAC of 0.08 percent constitutes proof of intoxication under state law. Aggravated DWI is charged when the BAC is 0.18 percent or above.
Because of a previous DWI conviction, Mr. Bergfield was charged with a class E felony.
He was arraigned in Pamelia Town Court and sent to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building on $1,000 bail.