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Hamburg man charged with felony dwi in orchard park

A 72-year-old Hamburg man was pulled over by Orchard Park police for allegedly driving erratically down Southwestern Boulevard and Abbott Road early Monday afternoon and charged with felony DWI and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Lawrence P. Fumanti was pulled over driving north on Abbott about 1:07 p.m. after allegedly failing to yield the right of way and pulling in front of another vehicle on Southwestern near Abbott. He was stopped after allegedly turning onto Abbot front a non-turning lane on Southwestern. He was ultimately found to have a blood-alcohol level of 0.12 percent. He was charged with felony DWI for a prior DWI conviction in the Town of Hamburg last year, the aggravated unlicensed driving count and a number of Vehicle and Traffic infractions. He was released on $750 bail pending further court proceedings.

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