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Weekend Arrests12:00AM / Monday, December 18, 2006
North Adams - A 28-year-old city woman faces charges after a Dec. 15 two-car crash that forced one vehicle into a building.
Lee Koloc, 108 Brooklyn St., was charged with drunk driving and negligent driving after police investigated the 10:35 p.m. accident.
Police said that Koloc was driving a 2001 GMC Jimmy east along West Main Street when she struck a parked 2003 Toyota owned by Gail Rubino of 63 Champagne Ave., Williamstown. Koloc's vehicle allegedly struck the Toyota in the rear, and the impact caused the Toyota spin. Police allege Koloc's vehicle then struck the Toyota on its' drivers side, which forced the vehicle into a 395 West Main St. building.
There were no injures reported at the scene however there was significant property damage and both vehicles were towed from the scene.
Koloc was released from police custody pending arraignment at the Northern Berkshire District Court.
A Dec. 17 traffic stop led to the arrest of a 22-year-old city man.
Travis Clairmont, 96 Barbour St., was charged with drunk driving, possession of marijuana, driving without a drivers' license in his possession, speeding, an inspection sticker violation and failure to wear a seatbelt. Clairmont was stopped at 1:49 a.m. on Demond Avenue,; the 1995 Ford pick-up truck he was driving was towed from the scene.
Clairmont was released pending arraignment at the Northern Berkshire District Court.