MASSENA — State police on Sunday charged Deanna M. Peterson, 24, of Malone with operating a vehicle with a BAC of 0.08 or more, a class-E felony as Ms. Peterson had a prior. She was also charged with first-offense DWI, a class-U misdemeanor.
Troopers allege that they saw Ms. Peterson’s vehicle pulled over on the left shoulder with four-way flashers on around 11:47 p.m. Troopers stopped to check on her welfare and found she was intoxicated. Her BAC was 0.08.
State law says a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication.
Ms. Peterson was released to a third party.