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February 27, 2014

Police Log: Feb. 27, 2014 — Felony arrest

LONG LAKE — A Newcomb man was charged with driving while intoxicated Wednesday afternoon.

According to Indian Lake-based State Police, officers were dispatched at 4:07 p.m. to respond to a report of a one-car rollover accident along State Route 28N in the Town of Long Lake. The vehicle was a 2013 Dodge Ram pickup truck operated by 60-year-old Robert L. Levesque.

While interviewing Levesque, police noticed signs of intoxication including the odor of alcohol. Police arrested Levesque based on the results of a field sobriety test administered at the rollover location.

Levesque was transported to the Indian Lake station for processing. Once at the station, he submitted to a chemical test that determined his blood alcohol content was 0.20 percent.

He was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, with a previous conviction in 2010. He was also charged with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated, indicating a blood alcohol content over 0.18, and failure to keep right, a violation.

Levesque was processed and arraigned at the Town of Long Lake Court and released on $300 cash bail. He is scheduled to appear for a felony hearing today, Feb. 27.  

— By Contributing Writer Ben Rowe

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