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Buffalo man faces boating while intoxicated charge

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office charged a Buffalo man with boating while intoxicated Saturday night on the Niagara River near Harbor Place Marina.

Mark Judd, 53, was observed operating his vessel without running lights at about 11:15 p.m., the sheriff’s office said.

Judd was issued appearance tickets and is due in Buffalo City Court on July 7.

Over the weekend, the sheriff’s office issued 24 tickets for speeding and other violations, and assisted four disabled vessels.