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DWI, related charges reported


An Adams Center man was charged early Saturday with driving while intoxicated in the city of Watertown.

John D. Kenyon, 22, also was charged by state police with speeding at 2:24 a.m. Saturday on West Main Street. He allegedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.17 percent. State law sets 0.08 percent BAC as the threshold for intoxication.

Other motorists charged with DWI and related offenses:

n Bryan H. Leskiw, 45, Fairport Harbor, Ohio, was charged by state police with aggravated DWI, failure to keep right and driving without a license at 10:04 p.m. Friday on Interstate 81 in the town of Ellisburg. He allegedly had a BAC of 0.28 percent; the state threshold for aggravated DWI is 0.18 percent. Mr. Leskiw was arraigned in Henderson Town Court and released on $150 bail.

n Richard T. Procko, 33, Adams, also was charged by state police with failure to keep right at 2:40 a.m. Saturday on County Route 22 in the town of Sandy Creek. He allegedly had a BAC of 0.13 percent.

n Timothy J. Smith, 49, East Syracuse, was charged by state police with aggravated DWI at 4 p.m. Friday on Interstate 81 in the town of Adams. He allegedly had a BAC of 0.21 percent.

n Christy A. Dickhaut, 36, of 62 Anthony St., Alexandria Bay, initially was cited with parking on the highway after a state trooper approached her at 2:20 a.m. Friday on Route 12 in the town of Alexandria.

Police listed her BAC as 0.10 percent.

n Matthew D. Hale, 26, of 817 Tamarack Drive, Carthage, was also charged by Lewis County sheriff's deputies with failure to keep right after he drove off the road and got stuck in a cornfield at 8:52 p.m. Friday on Route 26 in the town of Lowville, deputies said. He allegedly had a BAC of 0.17 percent.

n Nikaiataa Skidders, 27, of Akwesasne, Ontario, was charged at 2:31 a.m. Saturday on Route 11B in the town of Bangor. State police said her BAC was 0.09 percent when she was pulled over for failure to keep right.

n Tammy R.C. King, 33, of 11 Cree Road, Hogansburg, also was charged early Saturday with failure to keep right, having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Massena village police said she was stopped on Center Street after striking a Verizon telephone transformer box. Her BAC was not available.

n Philip R. Pickett, 30, of 22834 Swan Road, was arrested by Watertown police at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Main Avenue and also is charged with passing in a no-passing zone and having inadequate exhaust.

Police said he had a BAC of 0.15 percent.

n Michael J. Hazlewood, 38, of 37847 Route 12E, Clayton, also was charged with failure to wear a helmet as a result of his motorcycle accident the night of July 7 on Route 180 in the town of Brownville, according to state police. He suffered a head injury in the accident, in which he struck a barn, police said.

n Quenton J. McGruder, 22, Fort Drum, also was charged with speeding at 70 mph in a 55-mph zone as a result of his arrest by state police at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday on Route 283 in the town of LeRay.

He tested at 0.11 percent BAC, police said.

n Rebeca A. Butler, 38, Russell, also was charged Tuesday with having an open container of alcohol and refusing a breath test on County Route 17 in the town of Hermon, state police said.

n Raymond Brown, 32, Morristown, was charged Tuesday after he was stopped on Riverview Street in the village of Morristown, state police said. His BAC was 0.16 percent, they said.

Charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs:

n Robert W. Hovatter, 20, Fort Drum, also was charged by state police with unlawful possession of marijuana at 5:30 p.m. Friday on North Main Street in Pulaski.

n Deborah Aguirre, 37, Watertown, was charged by state police at 4:30 p.m. Friday on Route 12 in the town of Watertown.

n Cory D. Cameron, 31, of 1407 Greene St., Ogdensburg, also was charged Wednesday with reckless driving and another traffic violation after a two-car accident on Route 812 in the town of Oswegatchie, state police said.

Mr. Cameron, who had been taking prescription medications, was taken to Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg, with chest pains and later released, troopers said. No other injuries were reported.

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