Pennsylvania Man Facing Drug Charges Following Kiantone Crash

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KIANTONE – A Pennsylvania man was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs following a crash in Kiantone on Thursday.

New York State Police say 42-year-old Dennis Steiner, of Brockport, Pa., crashed his vehicle on Peck Settlement Road.

Steiner was taken into custody after troopers say he failed several standardized field sobriety tests.

During a search of his person, police report finding multiple envelopes containing heroin residue.

Steiner was transported to the State Police Barracks in Jamestown where he was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert. He was then taken to UPMC Chautauqua Hospital for a drug test.

Steiner was issued traffic and appearance tickets for driving while ability impaired by drugs and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Police say the man was uninjured in the accident and no other vehicles were involved.


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