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January 1, 2013

Police Log: Jan. 1, 2013 — Felony arrest

PLATTSBURGH — A Champlain man was arrested Saturday for alleged drunken driving. 

According to Plattsburgh-based State Police, officers observed a jeep being driven by Stephen L. Duprey, 29, speeding down Margaret Street in Plattsburgh at about 2:50 a.m. 

Upon pulling over the jeep on Margaret Street, police said, officers observed that Duprey’s speech was impaired and his eyes glossy. 

Duprey also failed a roadside sobriety test, according to police. 

A breathalyzer given at the police station revealed Duprey’s blood-alcohol content to be 0.16 percent, police added. 

He was charged with violating the speed limit, an infraction, and driving while intoxicated with a previous conviction within the last 10 years, a felony. 

Police said Duprey’s previous drunken driving conviction took place in April 2009. 

He was released to a sober third party on a ticket to appear in City Court on Friday, Jan. 4. 

— By Staff Writer Ashleigh Livingston

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