Police: TL man shoved lady, drove drunk

TUPPER LAKE - A Tupper Lake man is trouble this week after allegedly driving drunk following a domestic dispute.

Tupper Lake-based state police arrested 33-year-old Glenn E. Stearns of Tupper Lake at 4:05 a.m. Saturday.

According to reports, troopers responded to reports of a domestic dispute in progress at a residence on Stetson Road. Upon arrival, police learned that Stearns had shoved a pregnant woman to the ground. Troopers say the woman was 26 weeks pregnant.

Stearns also allegedly damaged property at the residence.

But when troopers arrived, Stearns had already left the scene. He was apprehended moments later following a motor vehicle accident on state Route 3 in the town of Harrietstown.

He was ultimately charged with felony driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than .08 percent, second-degree reckless endangerment, and criminal mischief.

Stearns was arraigned in Tupper Lake town court and remanded to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond.

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