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July 1, 2013

Police Log: July 1, 2013

FLOODING

PLATTSBURGH — Flash flooding is possible for Northern New York beginning late Monday and lasting through the week.

“There’s a threat for those thunderstorms that produce very heavy rainfall through much of next week,” according to the National Weather Service in Burlington, Vt.

The thunderstorms will be more localized, but all of northern New York will have the potential for flash flooding.

The National Weather Service said that flash floods can happen very quickly with an inch or two of rain occurring in a short period of time, so residents should pay attention to the weather.

FELONY ARRESTS

MALONE — A Bangor man was charged with felony drunken driving and aggravated unlicensed operation Saturday.

At about 10:01 p.m., Derrick L. Trumble, 47, was traveling east on County Route 8 when he allegedly veered into the westbound lane and sideswiped another vehicle, Malone-based State Police said.

No one was injured, police said.

Trumble with charged with driving while intoxicated with a previous conviction, a felony; aggravated unlicensed operation in the first degree, a felony; failure to have an interlock device in the vehicle, a misdemeanor; and failure to keep right, a violation, police said.

Trumble was arraigned in Bangor and sent to jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond, police said.

He is to appear in the Town of Malone Court on July 2 at 1 p.m.

MALONE — A Brushton man was charged June 23 with felony driving while intoxicated after he crashed his car with a child passenger in the vehicle, police said.

Shortly before 12:15 a.m., James R. Jewtraw, 33, was traveling westbound on Cargin Road in the Town of Malone when he failed to observe a stop sign at the intersection of Cargin Road and Route 37, Plattsburgh-based State Police said.

Jewtraw’s vehicle continued west and exited the north shoulder of the road, striking a guardrail, police said.

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