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FELONY DWI - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Dale R. Johnston, 54, of Chateaugay with a felony count of aggravated driving while intoxicated and reckless driving and ticketed him for making an unsafe lane change following a traffic stop at 5:59 p.m. Friday on the North Raquette River Road.

He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.20 percent. A blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher is considered proof of intoxication in the state. The charge is elevated to aggravated DWI when the blood alcohol content is 0.18 percent or higher.

He was arraigned by Massena Town Justice Gerald P. Sharlow and released on his own recognizance. Johnston, a state Department of Corrections employee with 28 years on the job, was represented at his arraignment by St. Lawrence County Assistant Public Defender Robert Ballan under the county’s counsel at first felony arraignment program.

AGGRAVATED DWI - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Wyatt S. Ramsdell, 22, of Winthrop with aggravated driving while intoxicated and ticketed him for failure to use designated lane and unsafe movement of a stopped vehicle after responding to a domestic dispute complaint at 10:14 p.m. Friday on the Quinnell Road in the town of Massena.

He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.20 percent. A blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher is considered proof of intoxication in the state. The charge is elevated to aggravated DWI when the blood alcohol content is 0.18 percent or higher.

AGGRAVATED DWI - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Christopher R. Lefrancois, 42, of Massena with aggravated driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana and consumption of alcohol in a vehicle on a public highway at 12:35 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on the South Raquette River Road.

He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.29 percent, nearly four times the legal limit. A blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher is considered proof of intoxication in the state. The charge is elevated to aggravated DWI when the blood alcohol content is 0.18 percent or higher.

CRIMINAL TRESPASS - MALONE - Malone-based state police charged Diane M. Thomas, 47, of Hogansburg and Mary A. Thomas, 25, of Hogansburg with third-degree criminal trespass after responding to a trespassing complaint at 11:52 a.m. Friday from the Malone Walmart. The two women had reportedly signed documentation acknowledging they were no longer able to enter Walmart property following a previous incident.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF - DICKINSON - Malone-based state police charged Matthew A. Beckman, 22, of Dickinson Center with criminal mischief at 8:27 p.m. Friday following an investigation into a complaint filed from the town of Dickinson.

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