Car driven across lawn leads to charges

GOWANDA – A Gowanda man was charged following a one-car property damage accident in Gowanda on June 21. Bradley E. Gabel, 27, of Caroline Road was charged with driving while impaired by drugs following driving across a lawn and striking a grill on the front lawn at 9 Broadway Road.

Gabel appeared confused when police arrived and admitted to using illegal narcotic drugs prior to driving. He was arraigned in Persia Town Court and sent to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.