Clifton Park man charged with felony DWI

Matthew Petitjean

Vischer Ferry — A Clifton Park man was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after he drove his car off Grooms Road in the early morning hours Friday, January 27.


Police responded to the incident shortly before 5 a.m. Friday morning. The vehicle had rolled over on the shoulder.


Matthew B. Petitjean, 33, was reportedly operating the vehicle at the time. A 25 year old Halfmoon woman in the passenger seat was transported to Ellis Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.


Petitjean failed sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol content of .13 percent. Petitjean had previously been charged with DWI in the last 10 years.
Petitjean is scheduled to appear in the Clifton Park town court at a later date.