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