Police: Westernville man drove with BAC level 3 times legal limit, crashed vehicle

A Westernville man is facing an aggravated DWI charge after he allegedly drove with a blood alcohol content level three times the legal limit and then crashed his vehicle, according to New York State Police.

Posted: Nov 8, 2017 6:34 PM

(November 3, 2017)

STEUBEN – A Westernville man is facing an aggravated DWI charge after he allegedly drove with a blood alcohol content level three times the legal limit and then crashed his vehicle, according to New York State Police.


On Wednesday, troopers responded to an accident on Buck Hill Road in the town of Steuben. Police say an investigation found that 33-year-old Nicholas Martin of Westernville had lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree. He was not injured in the crash.

Police say during the investigation they noticed a strong order of alcohol on Martin’s breath, and he was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI for driving with a BAC level of .26 percent.

Martin was issued an appearance ticket and arraigned at the Oneida County Jail, where he was sent with bail.

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