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HARRIETSTOWN — A Tupper Lake man arrested for felony driving while intoxicated, faces multiple charges after a traffic stop, Sunday night.

Douglas Corrow, 43, of Tupper Lake, faces charges of felony DWI under Leandra’s Law, false personation, criminal position of a controlled substance, and aggravated unlicensed operation following his arrest, according to a state police press release.

According to the press release, state police initiated a traffic stop on State Route 3 in Harrietstown, on a Dodge Journey for speeding, after it was observed traveling 71 mph in a 55 mph zone.

The vehicle’s operator, Corrow, was arrested by law enforcement after he gave investigating troopers false information, and was found to be driving while intoxicated and with a suspended license, according to the press release.

The press release states Corrow was also found to be in possession of one buprenorphine/naloxone sublingual film and that Corrow’s blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.11%.

Two children were in the vehicle with Corrow at the time of his arrest leading to the felony charge.

Leandra’s Law makes it an automatic felony on the first offense to drive drunk with a person 15 or younger inside the vehicle.

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