State Police arrested two local residents on felony driving while intoxicated charges on Monday during traffic stops in Glens Falls and White Creek.
A traffic stop on Broad Street in Glens Falls late Monday led to the arrest of Matthew R. Winch, 34, of Queensbury, records show.
Winch was pulled over at 10:39 p.m. after State Police noticed a tail light problem with a vehicle he was driving, according to the State Police public information website.
Troopers determined he was drunk, and the DWI charges against him were elevated to felonies, because he has at least one prior DWI conviction within 10 years, the website showed. He was also ticketed for having insufficient taillights and released, pending prosecution.
That arrest occurred after troopers in Washington County arrested Joseph A. Young, 60, of Cambridge when he was pulled over for a turn signal violation just before 1:30 p.m. on county Route 68, according to State Police.
He was charged with felony DWI because of a prior DWI conviction, as well as misdemeanor counts of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock device. He was released, pending prosecution in White Creek Town Court.