Police say suspect's blood-alcohol was three times legal limit
By PAUL GRONDAHL, Staff writer
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
WATERFORD -- A Cambridge High School gym teacher registered a blood-alcohol level of .23 percent, nearly three times the legal limit, after he allegedly refused to stop for a cop, ran into a bridge, jumped a curb at a drugstore and crashed into a pole before verbally assaulting and refusing to unlock his car door for the arresting officer, police said.
But since he had no prior DWI arrests, Michael Proper, 33, was charged with misdemeanor aggravated DWI over .18 percent rather than a felony, said John Tanchak, public safety commissioner of Waterford.
Proper was arrested by Officer Tim Williams on Friday night during a Saratoga County STOP-DWI patrol. Williams followed Proper's Ford sedan after he allegedly drove erratically on Broad Street. The officer tur
|Liveleak on Facebook|