City of Tonawanda police arrested a 62-year-old Buffalo man early Saturday morning for felony driving while intoxicated, after he was seen driving 40 miles per hour on a "very snow-covered and slippery Main Street."
Responding to cell phone calls reporting "reckless" driving on Main, city police caught up with Anthony Saysay of Guilford Street at about 1:15 a.m. They found his driver's license had previously been suspended for failing to pay DWI fines from a prior conviction in Buffalo in 2015. He also had no interlock device in his vehicle.
Besides the DWI, driving without a license and not having an interlock device, he was also charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and driving left of the pavement markings.
While he was being booked at the station, he "became combative with officers," refused to answer questions or take breath tests, and told them he had "placed a voodoo spell on all of them." He then claimed to be having a panic attack, and was taking to Erie County Medical Center for observation and a blood draw.