November 19, 2013

Police Log: Nov. 19, 2013


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

At about 7:03 p.m., Timothy N. Lacount was operating a vehicle on State Route 11 when he was stopped by State Police for an inoperative headlamp, Chazy-based State Police said.

The odor of marijuana and an alcohol was evident. He provided a positive breath sample and a search of the vehicle revealed marijuana, police said.

Lacount was charged with felony DWI, with a previous conviction in the past 10 years. He was also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, and inadequate headlamps, an infraction, police said.

He was arraigned in the Town of Champlain Court and was sent to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond, and is to reappear in court Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m.


HARRIETSTOWN — A Harrietstown man was injured in a one-car accident Wednesday, Nov. 6.

At about 10:37 p.m., Ryan N. Reinshagen, 20, was traveling westbound on State Route 86 when he lost control of his vehicle, which exited the roadway and overturned, Ray Brook-based State Police said.

Reinshagen was transported to AMC Saranac Lake for observation and was later released, police said.

He was ticketed with first offense DWI, a misdemeanor, and improper speed, an infraction.

BANGOR — Two people were injured in a two-car accident Monday afternoon.

At about 1:30 p.m., Michelle Lachance, 30, of Westville, was turning left from County Route 19 onto County Route 8 to head eastbound. She failed to observe another vehicle eastbound on County Route 8, driven by Spencer Sage, 24, of Moira, Malone-based State Police said.

Despite evasive actions by Sage, he was unable to avoid striking Lachance’s car, police said.

Lachance was transported to a hospital by private vehicle, while Sage was transported by the Town of Bangor Fire Department. Both were later released.

No tickets were issued.

— By Contributing Writer Amy Heggen

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