Colton motorist jailed, charged with DWI after vehicle lands in Pierrepont ditch
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 8:59 am

PIERREPONT – A Colton man has been charged with drunk driving and jailed after he allegedly lost control of his vehicle and landed in a ditch.

Kevin R. Helmar, 53, of 28 Sturtevant Rd., Colton, refused to provide a breath sample and was ordered held in St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in lieu of $1,000 bail following after being arraigned in Pierrepont Town Court, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.

He was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right and speed unreasonable in connection with the incident that took place shortly before 10:45 p.m. Saturday, deputies said.