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NIAGARA FALLS – A woman charged with drunken driving was also found to be the victim of an assault at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 4700 block of Buffalo Avenue.

Carrie M. Wcislo, 47, of Grand Island Boulevard, Grand Island, was charged with driving while intoxicated, unlicensed driving and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Police said when they arrived they found the car off the roadway on the sidewalk.

She said she had been having an argument with her husband and he punched her, which caused her to drive off the road.

She admitted she’d had four drinks and police also found a glass in the center console with vodka and ice tea which she said was hers.

Shawn Wcislo, 42, was charged with third-degree assault and second-degree harassment in connection with the alleged assault.

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