Police: Man drove motorcycle drunk without using hands

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JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) – New York State Police Wednesday announced the arrest of a Jamestown man, Mark Frankson, 46, after a traffic stop on East 2nd Street in the City of Jamestown on Sunday.

Troopers say they saw Frankson driving his motorcycle with no hands and swerving on the roadway. They detected a strong odor of alcohol and conducted field sobriety tests. Troopers took him into custody and report a BAC of .16 percent, which is twice the legal limit, after further tests.

Frankson was charged with felony DWI due to previous convictions, felony aggravated unlicensed operation, misdemeanor operating out of the interlock restriction and a violation of operating with hands not on the handlebars.

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