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A Cheektowaga man had a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit when he was arrested Thursday and charged driving while intoxicated, State Police said. Charles E. Voorhees, 39, was stopped at about 3 p.m. for speeding on State Route 20A in Wales. During their investigation, troopers said the smell of alcohol on Voorhees was apparent. He was administered a stan…

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A Batavia man faces drug and drunk-driving charges following a one-car crash Wednesday on Indian Falls Road in the Town of Pembroke, authorities said. Genesee County Sheriff's deputies charged Paul D. Fields Jr., 48, with driving while intoxicated, operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol level at or above .08, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, crimina…

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A Buffalo woman was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated after she backed her vehicle into a police car, Buffalo police said. Jameese Russell, 41, was sitting behind the wheel of a car stopped at a red light on Jefferson Avenue and East Utica Street shortly after midnight when she put the vehicle in reverse and backed up into an officer's patrol car, according …

A Niagara Falls woman was arrested and charged with drunken driving following a traffic stop on Lindberg Avenue in the city. Wanda Greig, 54, was stopped Saturday by New York State troopers for failing to keep right. Following the stop, troopers said they noticed a strong odor of alcohol on Greig's breath. After submitting her to sobriety tests, troopers took Greig into…

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A Cattaraugus County man who was found asleep at the wheel of his idling vehicle on Interstate 86 was accused of drunk driving by New York State troopers. Westley Bennett, 28, of Randolph was charged with driving while intoxicated after troopers found his vehicle parked in the eastbound lane of the Interstate Sunday. Troopers said Bennett failed several field sobriety t…

A Kenmore man was charged Saturday by City of Tonawanda police with DWI after officers observed him running a right on red light on Main Street and laying on his horn in an attempt to pass another vehicle. John W. Wacker, whose age was not available, was stopped on Niagara Street after officers observed him coming over the Renaissance Bridge as he attempted to pass a ve…

An Attica woman was arrested on drunk driving charges by Orchard Park police Monday after the car she was driving rear-ended another vehicle, police said. Police said they received a call about 5 p.m. from a motorist who warned of a possible drunk driver on Jewett Holmwood Road. Officers checked the immediate area but couldn’t locate the red Chrysler van. A short tim…

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A Niagara Falls man was stopped by State Police at 9:56 a.m. Saturday on Tuscarora Road in the Town of Niagara and charged with drunken driving. Troopers said someone called 911 to report a possible intoxicated driver. Police stopped the suspect, Ruben Flores, 50, and he was taken into custody. A breath test revealed a blood alcohol level of 0.28 percent, which three an…