PLATTSBURGH — Christopher Jones, 47, of Plattsburgh, was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated at 2:55 a.m. Sunday. Jones made an improper right turn from Durkee Street onto Broad Street, according to State Police. He was found to be driving with a suspended license, due to a previous DWAI charge.
An onsite breathahlyzer test registered his blood alcohol at 0.23 percent, which is above the legal limit. Jones was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony; third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor; improper right turn; DWI, first offense; and aggravated DWI, because his BAC registered above 0.18.
He was arraigned in City Court on Sunday morning and is being held without bail at the Clinton County Jail. Jones is scheduled appear in court on Tuesday.
— By Contributing Writer Jennifer Meschinelli