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Teen faces DWI charge after one-car crash in Dunkirk

DUNKIRK – State Police charged a 17-year-old with driving while intoxicated on Sunday after a one-car crash on Temple Road.

The 17-year-old failed field sobriety tests and then refused to provide a breath sample when taken to police barracks in Fredonia. Police also found two glass pipes containing burnt marijuana in the teen’s possession.

He was charged with DWI, unlawful possession of marijuana and for failure to pay a fine. There was an outstanding warrant from Westfield Town Court for the unpaid fine, State Police said.

The teen was arraigned in Pomfret Town Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.