Advertisement
 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Amsterdam, NY ,
Advertisement

Amsterdam man falls asleep in intersection; gets license revoked

Monday, April 28, 2014 - Updated: 4:48 PM

Perth — An Amsterdam man with two prior DWI convictions had his license revoked after Mayfield troopers found him asleep in the middle of an intersection while under the influence of alcohol. 

According to a news release, troopers received a call that Mark Vickers, 40, was asleep and stopped in the middle of Route 107 and Route 30 in the town of Perth.

While interviewing Vickers, troopers reportedly smelled alcohol coming from his breath and his vehicle.

Troopers attempted to give Vickers a sobriety test, but he refused. He was arrested and taken back to Mayfield Police Station where Troopers found he had two prior DWI convictions within the last 10 years and as a result his license was taken away.

Additionally, troopers said he was charged with a felony DWI,  first-degree count of unlicensed operation, another felony, and he was issued a ticket for being stopped on a public highway. 

Vickers also refused the breath test.

He was arraigned in town court and placed in Fulton County Jail in lieu of $500 and $1,000 bond. He was scheduled to appear in court Monday at 4:30 p.m.

— Caroline Murray

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
The Recorder Sports Schedule

 

The Recorder Newscast

Most Popular

    Now open, the 9/11 museum seeing influx of new artifacts
    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Frank Vassi
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Nurses union drops its plan for St. Mary's
    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    B-P boys soccer registers shutout
    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Benefit set for former Fonda-Fultonville standout Comeau
    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Dennis W. Swarczewski
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    2015 almanac predicting a bitter winter
    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    State campgrounds were cookin' this season
    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Muni to host special guest
    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Cancer survivor is turning the town teal, all for a good cause
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Advertisement

Copyright © Port Jackson Media, LLC.

Privacy Policies: Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook