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Lackawanna man charged with felony DWI

A Lackawanna man with a drunk driving conviction from last year was charged with felony driving while intoxicated early Sunday in Orchard Park.

Sameer Alwan, 35, was pulled over on Abbott Road at about 2:20 a.m., Orchard Park Police said. Alwan’s blood-alcohol content registered 0.17-percent, more than twice the legal limit of 0.08 percent, in a breath test given at the police station, police said.

In addition to felony DWI, Alwan was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, having an open alcoholic beverage in his vehicle and failing to have a required ignition interlock device installed on his vehicle. Police said Alwan was convicted of DWI in West Seneca last year and his driver’s license wassuspended.