Mannsville man charged with DWI, possessing loaded weapon under driver’s seat during Watertown traffic stop

WATERTOWN, NY —  James D. Wisner, 29, of 318 S. Main St., Mannsville, was charged by Watertown police at 10:37 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, on outer Holcomb Street in the town of Watertown with driving while intoxicated, second-degree criminal possession of a loaded a firearm, a felony, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a felony, failure to obey a police officer, two counts of failure to stop at a stop sign, two counts of unsafe turn/failure to signal, unsafe lane change and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

A blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or more is considered proof of intoxication under state law. Police said his BAC was 0.10 percent.

Mr. Wisner is accused of possessing a loaded Glock 43 9mm caliber firearm with a magazine loaded with six 9mm rounds under the driver’s seat of the Chrysler 200 he was operating at about 10:25 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of Barben Avenue, according to court documents.

Police said his driving privilege was suspended on Jan. 7, 2013.

He was being held at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building pending a video arraignment.