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WHEATFIELD – Niagara County sheriff’s deputies said they found a car swerving in and out of its lane multiple times as it traveled north on Williams Road after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and charged the North Tonawanda driver who appeared to be intoxicated.

Mark A. Matthews, 30, of Payne Avenue, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, moving from a lane unsafely and refusal of breath screening.

Matthews was stopped on Rebecca Drive and admitted he had drunk five beers. A chemical test revealed a blood alcohol level of 0.19 percent, which is more than twice the legal limit for intoxication of .08 percent.

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