Police, Fire, Courts

April 1, 2013

Police Log: April 1, 2013 — Felony arrest

PIERCEFIELD — A Tupper Lake man was charged March 24 with felony driving while intoxicated.

At about 9:50 p.m., New York State Police stopped an eastbound vehicle on Route 3 in the Town of Piercefield driven by Chad M. Savage, 43, for failure to keep right, Tupper Lake-based State Police Sgt. Johnathan Herrick said.

Savage failed roadside sobriety tests and had a blood-alcohol content of 0.10, Herrick said.

Savage was arrested at 10 p.m. and was charged with felony operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of more than 0.08 percent and driving while intoxicated with a previous conviction within 10 years.

He was arraigned in Town of Piercefield Court and released on his own recognizance to reappear at 5 p.m. April 25.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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