Man Found Passed Out In Kwik Fill Bathroom, Accused Of Driving Drunk

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MAYVILLE, NY (WNY News Now) – A man found unresponsive in the bathroom of a local gas station is accused of driving drunk.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a check the wellbeing of an unresponsive male at the Mayville Kwik Fill around 2 a.m. last Thursday.

Law enforcement spoke with the night cashier who stated the male had gotten out of a truck, asked if they had a restroom, and didn’t come out for the next 30 minutes.

Deputies say James Erickson was located passed out in the restroom facility.

Through investigation it was determined that the 56-year-old Stockton resident was operating his vehicle while allegedly intoxicated.

Erickson was arrested and charged with DWI, aggravated DWI, and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

He was later released with tickets to appear in the Town of Chautauqua Court.


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