PUBLIC URINATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Fraser J. Carson, 18, of Cranbourne, Australia, with public urination at 2:50 a.m. Saturday on Main Street.
UNDERAGE PURCHASE ATTRMPT - POTSDAM - Village police charged James T. Claremont, 19, of Colchester, Vt., with attempting to obtain alcohol by fraudulent means by a person less than 21 at 5:50 p.m. Saturday on Market Street. Police said they responded to CJs Kegs to check the authentication of an ID. It was discovered that Mr. Claremont was attempting to purchase alcohol with a fake ID.
DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Tracy M. Huczel, 45, of Potsdam with driving while intoxicated at 11:12 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Main Street after police observed a vehicle operating with no headlights. Huczel was also ticketed for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights. Huczel reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.17 percent, more than double the 0.08 percent threshold for a DWI charge.
The Police Blotter
Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013
0002 Traffic stop on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.
0006 Traffic stop on Main Street. Verbal warning issued.
0011 Traffic stop on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.
0026 Traffic stop in the Prosh Lot. Verbal warning issued.
0042 Officer observed a subject with an open container of an alcoholic beverage on Bay Street. Verbal warning issued.
0102 Officer observed a subject with an open container of an alcoholic beverage on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.
0132 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.
0256 Patrol observed a subject urinating in public view. Ticket issued.
0256 Received a report of a stolen cell phone. Phone was located and returned to owner.
0758 Record check completed for pistol permit applicants.
0958 Property found, a pink/gray sweatshirt.
1210 Vehicle and Traffic complaint received. Patrol dispatched.
1654 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to County Route 35 for a one-vehicle accident reported as vehicle into a pole.
1735 Patrol responded to CJs Kegs and Cases to check an ID.
2223 Patrols responded to a noise complaint.
2257 Traffic stop on Main Street. Arrest made for driving while intoxicated.