Fort Drum man charged with aggravated DWI in Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Sultan Epaye, 34, of 10882 Baldwin Circle, Apt. A, Fort Drum, was charged by Watertown police at 1:47 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in the 100 block of Factory Street with aggravated driving while intoxicated, using a mobile phone while driving, inadequate headlights and refusal to take a breath test.

His blood alcohol content was 0.19 percent, police said. A BAC of 0.08 percent or more is considered proof of intoxication under state law. Aggravated DWI, which carries harsher penalties upon conviction, is charged when the BAC is 0.18 percent or greater.

He is summoned to appear Dec. 12 in City Court.