Charged with speeding, DWI

COPENHAGEN — A Lewis County man was charged with drunken driving after law enforcers caught him traveling nearly twice the speed limit Tuesday night.

Sheriff’s deputies said Jason E. Evans, 33, of Castorland, was speeding at 53 mph in a 30 mph zone on Cataract Street at 7:47 p.m. Evans was pulled over, and deputies said he registered a blood alcohol content of 0.10 percent.

Evans is charged with felony driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana, drinking while driving, inadequate brake lights and speeding, authorities stated. He is scheduled to appear in court.