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July 4, 2013

Police Log: July 4, 2013 — Felony arrest

LAKE PLACID — A Texas man was charged with felony drunken driving early Tuesday morning.

Jeffery S. Mitchell, 34, of Arlington, Texas, was pulled over by Lake Placid Police for a traffic violation when it was discovered that he was intoxicated, the Lake Placid Police Department said in a news release.

Further investigation revealed Mitchell had been convicted of driving while intoxicated within the last 10 years, police said.

Mitchell was arrested at 3:35 a.m. and was charged with felony DWI, a felony, and four traffic infractions: failure to keep right, improper left turn, driving an unregistered motor vehicle and inadequate mirrors.

Mitchell was arraigned in Lake Placid Village Court and sent to Essex County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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