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Lewis County DWI arrest

A Watertown man is facing charges after Sheriff's Officials say he fled the scene of an accident in Lowville.

Posted: Jul 5, 2020 10:29 AM

A Watertown man is facing charges after Sheriff's Officials say he fled the scene of an accident in Lowville.

Lewis County Sheriff's Officials say they responded to the intersection of Route 12 and State Route 177 in Lowville around 7:00pm Saturday night, July 4th, for the report of a one vehicle accident. Witnesses say the driver fled the scene on foot.

Sheriff's Officials say they located that driver, 28-year-old Nicholas Polhamus of Watertown, around 8:20pm Saturday night, July 4th. He is charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

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