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Ogdensburg woman pleads guilty to driving while ability impaired.


An Ogdensburg woman Tuesday pleaded guilty in city court to driving while ability impaired.

Debra J. Smith, 50, of 420 Knox St., Apt. A, was originally charged Dec. 23, 2010, with driving while ability impaired by drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation, no insurance, unregistered motor vehicle and inproper plates. She will be sentenced Oct. 29.

She was represented by the St. Lawrence County Public Defender’s Office.

In other cases before Judge William R. Small:

Jeffrey F. Hopper, 22, no fixed address, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct to satisfy a July 20 charge of false impersonation. He allegedly identified himself as someone else during an altercation.

He was fined $250 and told to pay $120 in surcharges.

He was represented by the St. Lawrence County Conflict Defender’s Office.

Michael A. Garcia, 50, of 834 Ford St., Apt. 14, Ogdensburg, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree attempted criminal possession of stolen property to satisfy an Aug. 28 charge of fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a bicycle.

He was fined $250 and ordered to pay $200 in surcharges and a $50 DNA fee.

Kimberly R. LaRue, of 1513 Ford St,, will be sentenced Dec. 10 for petit larceny, a charge stemming from her allegedly using another person’s debit card.

Joseph Camelo, 28, of St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, was arraigned for a July 9 charge of second-degree harassment. He allegedly threw a chair at a psychiatric center employee, Keith M. Carmany, at the Trinity Building.

His case was adjourned to Oct. 29.

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