Man Arrested with 76 Packs of Firecrackers and 10 Cans of Beer in Car

July 25, 2011 Updated Jul 25, 2011 at 3:57 PM EDT

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Man Arrested with 76 Packs of Firecrackers and 10 Cans of Beer in Car

July 25, 2011 Updated Jul 25, 2011 at 3:57 PM EDT

Sanborn, NY (WKBW)

On July 23 at about 7:00am, Troopers stopped a vehicle for speeding on Townline Road in the Town of Pendleton. Upon interviewing the operator, Jason P. Simoneit II , age 19, of 5918 Shawnee Road, Sanborn, NY an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected emitting from his breath. After failing several field sobriety tests, Simoneit was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. A search of the vehicle revealed 76 packs of firecrackers and 10 cans of beer. He was additionally charged with Unlawful Possession of Alcohol by a Person Under 21, and Unlawful Possession of Fireworks. He was processed and is to appear in Town of Pendleton Court .