ADVERTISEMENT

OLEAN – Footprints in the snow led State Police to a suspected drunken driver, who was found sleeping in a closet at a rest area, Troopers reported Sunday.

After finding a car parked in the median of the Southern Tier Expressway (I-86), troopers followed footprints to the Allegany rest area building. Trevor T. Jimerson, 37, of Steamburg, was found sleeping in a closet.

Jimerson was charged with a felony count of driving while intoxicated, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. Following arraignment in Olean City Court, he was sent to Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail; he’s to appear today in Allegany Town Court.