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Man held on DWI after driving through field

A South Buffalo man was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving after police spotted him driving his 2000 Ford Windstar van in a field between Fulton Street and Stannard Alley.

Charles Weisedell, 46, was arrested just after 9 p.m. Saturday. Police said when they stopped his van, they smelled a strong odor of alcohol and saw a 40-ounce bottle of Hurricane beer in plain view. Weisedell, whom they said had slurred speech and glassy eyes, failed field sobrity tests and was found to have a 0.16 blood alcohol content, police said.