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State Police: Locke man crashed into tree after driving drunk

October 27, 2016 GMT

A 33-year-old Locke man is facing charges after driving drunk and crashing his car into a tree, according to New York State Police.

Jaymie K. Reese was driving on State Route 90 in the town of Homer when his car rolled down a hillside and crashed into a tree. Reese was transported to Cortland Regional Medical Center where he consented to a blood alcohol test. Lab results are pending, according to a release.

State troopers said they also found Reese was unlawfully in possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Reese was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. Troopers also issued him several traffic tickets, and he is expected to appear at the Town of Homer Court on Dec. 13.