Alleged drunk driver fell asleep behind the wheel


BRANT, N.Y. (WIVB) – State Police say a man found early Tuesday morning asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle was intoxicated.

Troopers found Jeremie Sommers of Cherry Creek asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle on Rt. 5 around 1 a.m. Officers say the 24-year-old had left the vehicle in gear and had his foot on the brake with his vehicle stopped partway on the sidewalk and partway in the eastbound driving lane.

A breath test reportedly revealed Sommers BAC to be .11 percent. He was charged with DWI and is due back in Town of Brant Court in June. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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