LOCKPORT – A Tuscarora Indian Reservation man, who was found in a car in a ditch May 19 in Lewiston, has pleaded guilty in Niagara County Court to felony driving while intoxicated.
Harry R. Jacobs III, 37, of Chew Road, is to be sentenced May 10. County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas said she would probably give Jacobs a year in the County Jail instead of state prison.
Although the car’s engine was running when police found Jacobs, “It wasn’t real clear when the drinking began,” Farkas said. “We can all have our assumptions, but the facts are otherwise.”
In another felony DWI case Wednesday, State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. placed Richard E. Jaworski Jr., 40, of Orangeport Road, Hartland, on five years’ probation, fined him $5,000 and ordered him to serve 30 days in the county work program, He was arrested on Hartland Road in Hartland June 26.