A Johnson City man is accused of driving with a blood alcohol level at two and a half times the legal limit.

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say a patrol on Glenwood Drive in the Town of Union early Tuesday noticed a vehicle speeding and making an improper turn.

The driver, 35 year old James Kurtz, admitted he had been drinking earlier.

The deputy also found Kurtz’s driver’s license was suspended.

The authorities say they measured Kurtz’s blood alcohol level at .20%.

He’s being charged with felony driving while intoxicated with a prior DWI conviction in the past ten years, felony aggravated while intoxicated with a blood alcohol level greater than .18% with a prior DWI conviction in the past ten years, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful possession of marijuana, speeding and improper left turn.

He was ordered to appear in Town of Union Court at a later date.