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Two arrests made following traffic stop

NELLISTON — Two Fort Plain residents were arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Sept. 22, following a traffic stop for no front license plate and suspended registration.

David A. Ouderkirk Jr., 53, of 53 Division St., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, operating a motor vehicle in violation of interlock restriction and no front license.

Carol L. Ouderkirk, 47, of 53 Division St., was charged with loaning a motor vehicle to a person with interlock restriction, third-degree facilitating aggravated unlicensed operation and failing to surrender revoked or suspended registration.

During a traffic stop, deputies suspected the driver was intoxicated and a standardized field sobriety test was conducted. A DMV check also confirmed David Ouderkirk’s license was license had been revoked due to several prior DWI related charges and had an ignition interlock device restriction. He later submitted a chemical test which revealed his BAC at .15 percent. He was arraigned in Palatine Town Court and released on his own recognizance. He is to reappear in court on Thursday.

Carol Ouderkirk was issued appearance tickets after admitting to having knowledge that her husband’s license was revoked.

She was released to appear at a later date.

By Josh Bovee

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