Man arrested for DUI #2, criminal DLS in Alburgh

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ALBURGH — A 42-year-old man was arrested following an incident in Alburgh on Sunday.

Authorities say they were contacted by a concerned motorist reporting a possible intoxicated driver on Route 2 at around 11:35 a.m.

The caller witnessed a man drive fail to maintain his lane of travel multiple times and almost strike other vehicles.

Police say the suspect was last seen stopping at the Jolley Store.

Troopers responded to the area and located the suspect at a nearby residence.

The driver was identified as Lee Collins, of Alburgh.

Police say Collins displayed signs of impairment and was arrested for DUI.

Troopers also learned Collins’ license was criminally suspended for prior DUI convictions and that he was required to have an ignition interlock device in his vehicle, which he did not.

Additionally, evidence of Fish and Game-related violations was uncovered during the state police investigation.

State Game Wardens were contacted to follow up on those violations.

Collins was transported to the St. Albans barracks for processing and later released to a sober entity.

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