UNLICENSED OPERATOR - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Mindi S. McClare, 18, of Richville for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 1:17 a.m. Saturday on Maple Street.
AGGRAVATED DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Walter A. Bush, 36, of Norfolk with aggravated driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop at 9:39 p.m. Saturday on Maple Street. He was also ticketed for failure to keep right and operating a motor vehicle while using mobile device.
Bush reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.26 percent, more than three times the 0.08 BAC that constitutes a driving while intoxicated offense in New York state.
Police said an officer observed a vehicle fail to keep right while the operator was on a cell phone; The stop led to the DWI charge.
The Police Blotter
Saturday, May 26. 2012
0117 Traffic stop on Maple Street. Tickets issued.
0140 New York State Police request a patrol respond to a burglary alarm at a business outside the village. Patrol responded.
0209 Officer observed a subject acting disorderly behind La Casbah. Verbal warning was issued.
0224 Traffic stop on Maple Street. Verbal warning issued.
0906 Patrol dispatched to a report of vandalism on Bay Street.
1000 Alarm activation reported in the basement of the Civic Center.
1132 Patrols dispatched to Canton-Potsdam Hospital to return a suicidal patient to the facility who has left the building. Patient was located on Waverly Street and returned.
1644 Potsdam Rescue and patrols dispatched to a call at Debra Drive.
2139 Traffic stop on Maple Street. Arrest made for driving while intoxicated.
2218 Received a report of a lawn mower driving on Sandstone Drive with no lights on.
2224 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.
2226 Received a report of a bat in a residence. Officer responded.