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By the numbers: Orchard Park Police release information on post-game activity

There are the National Football League’s stats about what happened Sunday on the turf inside Ralph Wilson Stadium.

And then Orchard Park Police and State Police have theirs, about what happened outside The Ralph, before and after the New England Patriots defeated the Buffalo Bills, 40-32.

Orchard Park’s stats, released Monday, included:

• Four arrests for driving while intoxicated;

• Nine arrests for soliciting without a peddler’s permit or trademark counterfeiting;

• Four group fights;

• Two recreational vehicles that hit houses;

• Multiple accidents – including hit--run accidents;

• An assault with a box cutter.

Police said a car pulled over at about 6:40 p.m. on North Buffalo Road, near the village, had heavy front-end damage and both air bags had been deployed. Its engine was steaming and it was leaving a trail of fluids.

Behind the wheel was Kailyn Miller, 19, of Elma, who was charged with two counts of DWI, inadequate brakes and an open container violation.

While Miller was driving at the time that police stopped the car, officers said it was her passenger, Jessica Dobe, 18, of Tonawanda, who was behind the wheel when the car was involved in a hit-and-run accident on Southwestern Boulevard at Milestrip Road.

Dobe also was charged with two counts of DWI, leaving the scene of an accident and an open container violation.

Miller was released to a relative, while Dobe was released following arraignment.

The DWI arrests also included Nathaniel Puchalski, 33, of Lackawanna, who was taken into custody at about 4:20 p.m. at Abbott and Milestrip roads. Police said Puchalski also was charged with refusal to submit to a breath test, aggravated unlicensed operation and an open container violation. He was released following arraignment.

Police said the fourth DWI arrest was Nanette Morganti, 45, of East Aurora, who was driving a vehicle involved in an accident at Angle and Michael roads at about 7:20 p.m. The vehicle left the road, then hit a mailbox and a utility pole. Morganti was charged with driving while intoxicated, imprudent speed, refusal to submit to a breath test and two counts of criminal mischief.

Morganti was released on $250 bail.

At about 1 p.m. Sunday, a 55-year-old man was slashed across the neck with a box cutter wielded by a 55-year-old acquaintance, police said. The assault happened after the two argued in the parking lot of Windom Community Church on Abbott Road.

Police said the slashing victim, whose name wasn’t released, was treated at Erie County Medical Center for a 10-inch gash. An arrest is pending, police said.

Five of the nine people charged with soliciting without a permit were from Buffalo, police said; the others were from Hamilton, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Lackawanna. Three faced additional charges: one was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana; one was cited for an open container violation; and one was charged with trademark counterfeiting.

Separately, State Police said traffic stops led to three arrests and 33 speeding tickets as troopers patrolled local roads following Sunday’s game.

Adam Szymanski, 31, of Williamsville, was pulled over along Abbott Road in Orchard Park for using a cellphone while driving and moving from a lane unsafely, police reported. He subsequently was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, after registering a blood-alcohol content of 0.18 percent during a breath test at the Boston barracks.

Troopers said Szymanski, whose license was revoked because of a previous alcohol-related conviction, also was charged with a felony count of aggravated unlicensed operation. He was released, pending an appearance in Orchard Park Town Court.

An unsafe lane change led to a traffic stop on Angle Road, just off Southwestern Boulevard, in the Town of West Seneca, and the arrest of Gregoire J. Flitton, 24, of Derby. Police said small amounts of suboxone and fentanyl, without a valid prescription, were found in his possession, along with a small amount of marijuana. He was issued tickets to appear in West Seneca Town Court.

And a traffic stop on Route 33 in Buffalo led to the arrest of Troy M. Martin, 26, of Buffalo, who police said was in possession of a stolen inspection sticker on his vehicle. Police said Martin also was charged with a violation count of unlawful possession of marijuana and was issued several traffic tickets. He was released, pending an appearance in Buffalo City Court.

Troopers also reported issuing 13 tickets for unrestrained drivers and three for unrestrained children; six for cellphone use while driving; and 51 for other, unspecified, traffic infractions.