Hogansburg man stopped in Potsdam with 2-1/2 times legal alcohol limit, deputies say
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:03 am

POTSDAM -- A Hogansburg man was charged early today with driving while intoxicated with two-and-a-half times the legal blood alcohol level.

Rarihwenhawi J. LaFrance, 22, was stopped by St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies for alleged speeding along Maple Street in Potsdam at 3:20 a.m.

A subsequent investigation revealed LaFrance allegedly had a blood alcohol level of .20 percent.

He was released on appearance tickets charging speeding and DWI, and ordering him to appear in village court at a later date.