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A Cattaraugus County woman was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated after a City of Tonawanda police officer said he observed her driving in the wrong direction on the Twin City Memorial Highway. A police officer stationed in the median of the highway reported that he pulled over Tracy K. Winsor, 46, of Little Valley, as she was heading south in the northbound …

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A Chautauqua County woman who allegedly attempted to flee the scene of an accident after the vehicle she was driving struck and severed a utility pole was arrested Wednesday on DWI charges, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Deputies reported that they responded to the scene on Mann Road in the town of Mina shortly before midnight and discovered that t…

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A Sardinia motorist was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, according to State Police. Troopers from the State Police Barracks in Machias said 61-year-old Gordon J. Wiedemann was allegedly exhibiting obvious signs of intoxication when he was stopped Friday on Savage Road in the town. Wiedemann failed standardized field sobriety tests conducted at the…

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A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after he twice got stuck in a yard, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. David J. Smith, 50, of Bennington was arrested on DWI charges April 19. Deputies received a call from a Burrough Road resident who reported that Smith "had gotten stuck in their yard and was now causing issues," according to a press r…

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A Chautauqua County woman was charged with driving while intoxicated Sunday, after she was pulled over by State Police for traffic violations, according to State Police. Troopers said 21-year-old Kayla Nefedov, of Randolph, was stopped on Route 394 in Kennedy and placed under arrest after she failed several field sobriety tests. After her arrest, Nefedov provided a b…

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An Orchard Park man was charged Wednesday with driving while intoxicated during the town's declared state of emergency and driving ban, according to the Orchard Park Police Department. Police said they observed Dennis Orlow, 53, driving on South Lincoln Avenue in the Village of Orchard Park. Orlow turned onto School Street, driving east into westbound traffic, said …

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Two Dunkirk men were arrested Saturday on drug possession charges after State Police encountered them on the side of the road with a flat tire in Gerry, State Police said. Donte Chambers, 25, and Tony Stewart, 36, were both charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance after troopers said they smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle, searched it and r…

A Frewsburg man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a single-vehicle accident Monday in Chautauqua County, according to State Police. Troopers who responded to the crash said an investigation revealed that 26-year-old Tyler Oakley was in an intoxicated condition at the time of the accident on Oak Hill Road. According to State Police, Oakley's truck l…

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A Jamestown man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Thursday after the vehicle he was operating crashed into a tree, Jamestown Police said. Patrick B. Griffin, 36, was uninjured in the crash that occurred at 7:55 p.m. on Front Street near Lakin Avenue, according to police. Griffin was held at the Jamestown City Jail pending his arraignment in Jame…

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An Arcade man was arrested Friday evening for felony DWI among other charges following a motor vehicle accident in Yorkshire, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Christopher J. Hoch, 46, was charged at approximately 5:45 p.m. Friday with felony DWI and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after he was involved in an accident …

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An Allegany County man was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge Sunday following a one-vehicle crash, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. Kameran L. Olcott, 20, of Belfast, was not injured when the pickup he was driving overturned on Route 19A in Genesee Falls, deputies said. Two passengers in the vehicle required medical assistance and were t…

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A Dunkirk man was charged with driving while intoxicated Sunday after the vehicle he was driving wound up in a ditch on Route 5, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Edwin A. Reyes, 33, also was charged with making an unsafe lane change and driving without a license, the Sheriff's Office said. He was released with traffic tickets and was scheduled to …

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A Buffalo man was arrested for driving while intoxicated and assault charges early Sunday morning after Buffalo Police were called to a fast-food restaurant for a report of a man making threats to another customer in the drive-thru lane. Joseph Wojciechowski, 35, was arrested for DWI and two counts of second-degree harassment, according to the Buffalo Police Department.…

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A man who was driving a tractor flagged down a Wyoming County sheriff's deputy on Friday. Eventually, that decision led to the man's arrest on driving while intoxicated charges, officials said. Ronald A. Townsend, 67, of the Village of Wyoming, was arrested for felony DWI as well as second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument due to his use of a forged d…

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A Forestville man was arrested and charged Tuesday with driving while intoxicated after Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies said he left the scene of a property damage accident. Dana A. Marshall, 55, was additionally charged with driving while intoxicated, per se, as well as leaving the scene of a property damage accident, failure to keep right and making an unsafe lan…