On August 21, 2020, at approximately 11:35 p.m. State Police responded to the Port of Entry in the town of Massena for a report of a subject driving while intoxicated.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers advised that a vehicle operated by 27-year-old Jean-Simon Audet from Orleans, pulled up to a closed lane at the port of entry attemtping to cross into the U.S. Upon inspecting Audet’s vehicle, there were several empty alcoholic beverage cans and bottles inside the vehicle.
Audet refused to provide a breath sample to determine the alcohol content of his blood. He was charged with DWI. Audet was arraigned by the Massena Town Court, in which he was released on his own recognizance. He is to appear in the Massena Town Court at a later date.