MACHIAS – A 39-year-old Machias man was arrested by state police for felony drunken driving after he allegedly caused a rear-end crash Thursday at the intersection of Lakeview Boulevard and State Route 16 in Machias.

Steven Howe was arrested on the felony charge after it was confirmed he had a previous DWI conviction in the last decade. He also was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He faces further proceedings in Machias Town Court in several weeks. No one was injured in the accident.