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Repeat DWI offender charged again in Mechanicville

Repeat DWI offender charged again in Mechanicville

Has 2 convictions in past 10 years, police say
Repeat DWI offender charged again in Mechanicville
Timothy G. Whitman, 49.
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MECHANICVILLE — A city man with a record of driving drunk was charged with felony driving while intoxicated Saturday after a concerned citizen reported his driving, city police said.

Timothy G. Whitman, 49, was pulled over for a traffic infraction following the call, police said. The responding officer smelled alcohol and observed glassy eyes and impaired motor coordination, according to authorities. 

The officer administered a field sobriety test before taking Whitman into custody, police said.

He was charged with aggravated DWI for having a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or higher and having two DWI convictions in the past 10 years, police said.

Whitman also faces numerous vehicle and traffic charges.

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