A 44-year-old woman was ticketed on a charge of drunken driving early this morning after law enforcers said she registered a blood alcohol content of more than twice the legal threshold.
Police said Michelle E. Campbell, of 100 Stanwix St., was halted at 3:46 a.m. Thursday after running the stop sign at East Dominick and South James streets. Police said Campbell had been eastbound on Dominick.
Campbell registered a bac of 0.20 percent, more than twice the legal threshold of 0.08 percent, police said. She is charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI, driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or greater, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and for running the stop sign.
Campbell was held in lockup overnight to await City Court arraignment.
¿ A different 44-year-old woman was also charged with drunken driving Sunday night after authorities said she hit a street sign on Black River Boulevard.
Police said Debra A. Everson, of 3529 Oneida St., New Hartford, was northbound on the boulevard at 8:59 p.m. when she hit a street sign at the intersection with Floyd Avenue. Police said Everson fled the scene, but her vehicle was found a short time later.
Authorities said Everson registered a blood alcohol content of 0.14 percent. She was released on an appearance ticket on charges of driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or greater and leaving the scene of an accident.