Lamoine man charged with OUI after driving off dead-end road

Posted March 19, 2012, at 3:57 p.m.

ELLSWORTH, Maine — A Lamoine man is facing drunken driving charges after driving his car off the end of a road and into a ditch in Ellsworth on Saturday night.

Nathan Dandurand reportedly told Ellsworth police that he thought he was driving on Water Street in Ellsworth after 9 p.m. Saturday when in actuality he was driving on a parallel, dead-end street, according to a police report.

Dandurand drove his vehicle off the end of Hancock Street and into a ditch. He subsequently was arrested and charged with operating under the influence after reportedly registering a blood alcohol content of 0.14, well above the legal limit of 0.08.