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Van Etten man arrested for DWI following traffic stop

Police say a Van Etten man was arrested following a traffic stop.

According to a news release, Sate Police in Big Flats arrested Allan E. Smith, 45, of Van Etten for driving while intoxicated.

During the traffic stop, the trooper detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage along with other signs of intoxication. Smith was submitted to sobriety testing which he failed. Additionally, he submitted to a breath test that had a reported value of .13% BAC.

Smith is due to appear in the Town of Van Etten Court at a later date to answer charges.