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October 30, 2013

Police Log: Oct. 30, 2013 — Felony arrest

LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid man was charged Tuesday with unlicensed operation and drunken driving.

Lake Placid Police pulled over Kenneth B. Whitney Jr., 31, early Tuesday morning for having insufficient tail lights on his vehicle, according to a news release from the Lake Placid Police Department.

Officers found Whitney to be intoxicated and arrested him, the release said.

Whitney was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony; driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and insufficient tail lamps, an infraction.

He was arraigned in Lake Placid Village Court and sent to the Essex County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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