Troopers in Elma find car in ditch, make DWI arrest

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — An Erie County man was arrested for DWI after Troopers came across his vehicle in a ditch on New Year’s day.

Troopers found 37-year-old Joel Miles’ car in a ditch off Mill Street in the Town of Aurora early on Jan.1.

After an investigation, they said Miles appeared to be drunk and they arrested him for DWI. His breathalyzer test said he had a .13 percent blood alcohol content.

Miles stands charged with DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation, speeding and unsafe lane change. 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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