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A Jamestown man was arrested Saturday and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after his vehicle went into a ditch, according to New York State Police. Police said 19-year-old Codie Swartz was driving on Interstate 86 in Ellicott when his vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a ditch. Swartz was not injured in the accident, police said. Swartz…

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A Genesee County woman injured Thursday in a one-car crash in Elba was charged by Genesee County Sheriff's deputies with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs. Deputies said Julia A. Hawley, 41, of Byron, was driving on Batavia Elba Townline Road when the vehicle left the road and struck a tree stump. The accident occurred just after midnight and Hawley w…

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A Salamanca man was arrested by State Police Monday for driving while on drugs, the second time this year he was arrested for the same offense, according to State Police. Angel L. Martinez, 67, was traveling at about 1 p.m. on Route 219 in the Town of Boston and almost struck a guardrail, according to troopers. Martinez was administered a field sobriety test, which h…

An Alden man was charged Tuesday with driving while ability impaired by drugs following a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Alabama in Genesee County, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. John D. Meiler, 33, was also charged with driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating a vehicle without an…

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A North East, Pa., man who overdosed was released with a citation after he was revived and arrested for driving while ability impaired by drugs, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said they found Franklin C. Fisher, 37, unresponsive behind the wheel of a motor vehicle shortly after 3 p.m. Friday on Shortman Road in the Town of Ripley. After…

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A Westfield woman was charged Sunday by Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies with driving while ability impaired by drugs. Deputies said they observed Nancy Gibbons, 45, driving a vehicle that was speeding on Route 430 in the Town of Chautauqua. After further investigation, deputies determined that she was operating the vehicle while impaired by drugs and with a chil…

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A Chautauqua County man was arrested for allegedly driving while impaired by drugs, according to State Police. Troopers pulled over Craig Keech, 49, of Sinclairville, Thursday for a traffic violation as he was driving on Putman Road in Stockton. Keech was arrested after failing several field sobriety tests, State Police said. He was taken to State Police Barracks in …