ROYALTON – Niagara County sheriff’s deputies made four drunken-driving arrests from late Thursady through early Saturday, including an Akron woman whose blood-alcohol level was almost four times the legal limit, authorities said.
Kelly L. Bruning, 35, who was stopped on Akron Road just after 8 p.m. Thursday for a lane violation, said she had been “driving around drinking vodka” from a pair of water bottles, deputies said. She posted a blood-alcohol content of 0.28 percent, deputies said, and was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle on a highway and moving from a lane unsafely.
Other arrests follow:
• Robert D. Ott Jr., 41, of Schenck Street, North Tonawanda – stopped Friday night on River Road, Wheatfield, and charged with DWI, no seat belt and drinking alcohol in a vehicle.
• Heidi A. Meyer, 53, of Ward Road, Sanborn – stopped on Niagara Falls Boulevard in the Town of Niagara at 1:23 a.m. Friday and charge with driving while intoxicated.
• Kyle F. Laughlan, 22, of Niagara Falls, stopped early Friday on Niagara Road in Wheatfield after allegedly fleeing from a personal injury crash. He was charged with DWI, no insurance and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.