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Scotia man gets 90 days in jail for driving drunk

FORT EDWARD — A Scotia man was sentenced to 90 days in jail for driving while intoxicated.

John M. Phelan, 62, was arrested on Feb. 25 on Bates Road in White Creek shortly before 3 a.m. after a report of trespassing. State police found Phelan in the area and determined that he had been driving drunk.

He was charged with felony DWI because of a previous conviction.

Phelan pleaded guilty in Washington County Court to felony DWI.

He was also sentenced on Jan. 8 to 5 years of probation.

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