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Motorists accused of driving while intoxicated


The following were charged with driving while intoxicated and related offenses:

n Gregory M. Maurer, 61, of 10926 Route 26, town of Champion, was arrested by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies at 3:50 p.m. Thursday in the McDonald’s restaurant parking lot, West Carthage.

A deputy said he followed the Maurer auto from Route 126 in the town of Champion, where it was seen exceeding the speed limit. Mr. Maurer also was cited with speeding at 72 mph in a 55-mph zone, refusal to submit to a breath test, failure to comply with police orders, improper passing and crossing hazard markings.

n Darel C. Jones, 48, of 25518 County Route 160, Watertown, also was charged Friday by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies with failure to keep right in connection with a motorcycle accident Sept. 28 in the town of LeRay. According to deputies, Mr. Jones crashed his bike at 2:45 a.m. when he hit a guardrail on Route 11.

He was taken by helicopter to Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, where his blood was drawn by the hospital’s medical staff. The results of his blood alcohol test were not listed on his arrest report.

n Phillip D. Arquette, 51, of 11 Cree Road, Bombay, also was charged by state police at 2:38 a.m. Sunday with third-degree aggravated unlicensed use of a motor vehicle and failure to keep right on Route 37 in Massena. His blood alcohol content was 0.15 percent, police said. A BAC level of 0.08 percent or more is considered proof of intoxication under state law.

n Angelica L. Holley, 39, of 725 State St., Carthage, also was charged with driving without headlights as a result of her arrest at 12:10 a.m. Monday by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies on State Street in Carthage. She tested at 0.15 percent BAC, according to the sheriff’s office.

n Jill C. Nevrette, 47, Potsdam, was charged by Potsdam village police at 5:12 a.m. Sunday at Stewart’s, 79 Market St., after police responded to a complaint of a woman who was sleeping in a parked car. Her blood alcohol content was measured at 0.14 percent, police said.

Two drivers were charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, and one of them was also charged with driving while intoxicated.:

n Jason C. Robbins, 33, of 44127 Stine Road, Redwood, was arrested at 2:35 a.m. Sunday by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies on Route 37 in the town of Theresa, where his car struck a utility pole. He also was charged with DWI; seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, heroin; unlawful possession of marijuana, failure to keep right and possession of more than one New York driver’s license.

n David A. Gerdon, 35, of 6899 Shady Ave., Croghan, also was charged by state police with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and having prescription drugs without properly labeled containers at 6:40 p.m. Sunday on Route 12 in the town of Denmark. Police said that after his vehicle was checked for being parked along the highway, Mr. Gerdon was found possessing acetaminophen, guaifenesin and phenylephrine.

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