Two alleged drunk drivers charged after crashing into ditches

james huston jr and scott nelson

SINCLAIRVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) – Two men were arrested Saturday on the southern tier after State Police say, in separate incidents, the men crashed into ditches while driving drunk.

James Huston, Jr. was arrested Saturday just before 9 a.m. on Prospect Street in Sinclairville. Troopers say he was driving drunk with a BAC of .17 percent when he crashed his vehicle into a ditch. Huston was charged with DWI, no inspection and unsafe tires.

Around 4:30 p.m. in North Harmony, Scott Nelson was arrested for DWI. State Police say the 62-year-old had a BAC of .23 percent when he backed into a ditch. Nelson is also facing charges of uninspected motor vehicle and having an open container.

Both HUston and Nelson are due back in court at a later date. 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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