Psychiatrist arrested for DWI

Dr. Carlos Vargas, 48, of 63 Tothill Road, was arrested at 8:44 p.m. Vargas is a psychiatrist at Glens Falls Hospital, police said. He was charged with felony driving while intoxicated because of a DWI conviction in Colorado within the past 10 years, police said. Vargas refused a test to determine his blood alcohol content, as well as a field sobriety test, and was charged based on the arresting officer's observations, police said. Vargas also faces charges for running a red light, failure to comply and speeding for traveling 50 mph in a 30 mph zone and for twice driving away when the officer approached his car police said. He was arraigned by Glens Falls City Judge Richard Tarantino sent to Warren County Jail in lieu of $1,500 cash or $3,000 bail bond.

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