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Buffalo driver who hits curb during U-turn charged with aggravated DWI

A North Buffalo man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on Parkside Avenue Wednesday night, according to a Buffalo police report.

Joseph P. McLaughlin, 61, of Admiral Road, made a U-turn in front of officers near 281 Parkside and struck a curb, according to the report.

McLaughlin failed field sobriety tests and registered a blood-alcohol content of 0.19 percent, according to the report. He was arrested at 10:15 p.m. and charged with DWI, aggravated DWI and making an illegal U-turn, police said.

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