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Trucker in Chautauqua County charged with felony DWI

MAYVILLE – A report of drunken truck driver led to a felony charge of DWI against a Buffalo man, the Chautauqua County sheriff’s office reported.

Deputies were notified late Saturday night about an intoxicated driver in the area of West Lake Road in Mayville. The semi was found, as was a passenger younger than 16, deputies said.

Justin M. Rine, 42, was charged with multiple counts of DWI, including the felony charge under Leandra’s Law, which relates to passengers younger than age 16.

Following arraignment in Chautauqua Town Court, he was sent to the county jail in lieu of bail, deputies said.