Youngsville man faces forgery, DUI charges

A Youngsville man is accused of driving under the influence of controlled substances with children and counterfeit money in the vehicle.

Thomas A. Niles, 29, of Youngsville, faces charges of forgery; trademark counterfeiting; two counts of endangering the welfare of children; two counts of DUI: controlled substance — first offense; four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia; and driving while operating privilege suspended or revoked.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, police pulled over the vehicle Niles was driving on Aug. 6, at Route 27 and Davey Hill Road in Pittsfield.

Police said Niles’ pupils were dilated and not responding to bright light and allegedly exhibited other signs of intoxication.

“Niles (was) having difficulty finding insurance and registration for the vehicle as it was in his left hand the whole time, talkative, restlessness, and having excessive body movements.”

See Thursday’s edition of the Times Observer for complete coverage.


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