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Elma driver charged with DWI after vehicle ends up in ditch in Holland

A driver whose vehicle ended up in a ditch early today in the Town of Holland was charged with driving while intoxicated, Erie County sheriff’s deputies reported.

A deputy was dispatched 12:45 a.m. to Hunters Creek Road, where he found a vehicle with heavy front end damage. Rodney T. Offhaus Jr. 21, of Elma, was charged with driving while intoxicated and numerous, unspecified traffic violations.

There were no injuries from the accident, deputies said.

Offhaus submitted to a chemical breath test, which indicated he had a blood-alcohol content of .11, deputies said.

Offhaus was released to a third party, with tickets to appear in Holland Town Court. His vehicle was towed from the scene and placed on a DWI hold.