Man faces DWI charges after parking-lot incident

LYONS FALLS — After allegedly running into two immobile objects, a village man was charged with drunk driving on Saturday morning

Charles J. Ward, 21, was charged with driving while intoxicated and a number of traffic violations by Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies.

At about 6:30 a.m., Mr. Ward allegedly drove into a mail box and a telephone pole on Markham Street in the village with the 2011 Subaru Forester he was driving, according to the news release issued by the Sheriff’s Office.

Mr. Ward’s blood alcohol content, when tested at the county’s Public Safety Building, was reported as .11%. The legal limit for driving is .08%.

Mr. Ward was issued with tickets to appear in the West Turin Town Court at a later date.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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