Troopers arrest Rensselaer man for felony DWI

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On Mar. 19, troopers from the Sand Lake station arrested 59-year-old Christopher R. Knight, 59, and charged him with felony DWI.

Around 2:30 p.m., a traffic stop was made on South Dr. in the Town of North Greenbush for equipment violations.

Upon speaking with Knight, troopers say they noticed the odor of an alcoholic beverage from his breath. Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were administered and Knight was placed under arrest for DWI.

Knight was transported to the station where State Police said he refused to submit to a chemical test to determine the alcohol conte...t of his blood.

Further investigation determined that he had a previous DWI conviction within ten years. This elevated the DWI charge to a felony.

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