Albion man accused of driving more than 3.5 times over legal alcohol limit near Watertown

TOWN OF PINCKNEY, N.Y. (WIVB) — New York State Police arrested an Orleans County man they say was driving very drunk near Watertown Tuesday.

Troopers stopped Albion resident Nicholas Clemons, 31, in the Town of Pinckney after receiving a report of a vehicle off the roadway.

After arriving at the scene, officers conducted field sobriety tests after suspecting Clemons of drinking. This led to his arrest on a charge of aggravated DWI.

While processing Clemons at the State Police barracks in Lowville, they say his blood-alcohol content measured out to .29 percent. That is more than 3.5 times over the legal limit for alcohol.

Clemons will appear in court at a later date. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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