POTSDAM – A Potsdam man was arrested early Saturday morning for aggravated driving while intoxicated after a McDonald’s employee alerted Potsdam police to a possibly intoxicated driver in the drive-thru.
Darik M. Bradish, 19, was charged at 4:28 a.m. with aggravated DWI for having a blood alcohol content of .18 or higher and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, police said.
Officers said they were investigating a separate incident when an employee advised patrols of an intoxicated driver in the drive-thru.
Police made contact with the driver and believed him to be intoxicated, officers said.
Bradish was transported to the police station where his BAC level was rvealed to be .18 percent. The legal limit is .08 percent.
He was also discovered to have a revoked driving license upon being processed, police said.
He was released on appearance tickets returnable to Potsdam Village Court Jan. 17 at 9:30 a.m., officers said.