NEWFANE – Niagara County sheriff’s deputies said they charged a 20-year-old man with driving while intoxicated at 1:21 a.m. in the 5600 block of Wilson-Burt Road, after he was found 15 feet off the roadway on New Year’s Day.

Orval W. Harris, 20, of Wilson-Cambria Road, was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right, operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol while under age 21 and refusal of a breath screening.

Deputies said Harris’ vehicle was found in the front yard of a homeowner and had crashed into a mailbox.

Harris told officers he had not been drinking, but officers said Harris smelled of alcohol, had vomit on his shirt and appeared intoxicated.