AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Mark V. Hodgkins Jr., 29, of Potsdam with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed him for operating a vehicle with an inadequate exhaust following a traffic stop at 12:30 a.m. Friday on Main Street.I
DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Shane J. Grant, 27, of Ogdensburg with driving while intoxicated and ticketed him for illegally passing a red light following a traffic stop at 12:32 a.m. Friday on Market Street. Police said they observed Grant traveling south on Market Street and passing through a red light at the intersection of Sandstone Drive. A traffic stop was initiated, and Grant was found to be intoxicated. He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent, the minimum threshold for a DWI charge in New York state.
AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Justin J. MacDonald, no age or addresss available, with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed him for failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk at 11:06 a.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Pierrepont Avenue. Police said they made the stop after observing MacDonald fail to stop for a pedestrian in the crosswalk on Main Street. They said a routine DMV check of the operator revealedMacDonalds operating privileges were suspended.
The Police Blotter
Friday, Aug. 17, 2012
0104 Suspicious person on Market Street at Parkway Auto. Patrol responded and was unable to locate anybody in the area.
0459 Two suspicious subjects in the vicinity of Sunoco on Market Street.
0537 Patrols requested to assist Canton Rescue at Canton-Potsdam Hospital with a potentially combative patient.
0603 Potsdam Rescue and patrols dispatched to 28 Munson St. for a 59-year-old male with chest pain. Patrols responded and transported to the subject to CPH.
0847 Potsdam Rescue was dispatched to Racquette Road.
0948 Potsdam Rescue was dispatched to Waddington.
1041 Patrols assisted a tractor trailer carrying a wide load through the village.
1106 Traffic stop. Tickets issued.
1120 Report of a hit and run accident on Market Street.
1213 Fingerprints completed for an individual for employment purposes.
1314 Potsdam Rescue was dispatched to a two car motor vehicle accident on state Route 345.
1340 Patrol responded to a property damage accident on Market Street at Depot Street.
1435 Received report of a dog bite.
2004 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.
2034 Traffic stop on Larnard Street. Verbal warning issued.
225 Officer located a disabled vehicle on Sandstone Drive.
2259 Officer responded to a burglar alarm at a local business.
2300 A subject turned in a wallet that was located in the parking lot at Walmart.
2311 Traffic stop on Maple Street. Verbal warning issued.