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A Sinclairville man was arrested Wednesday on charges of driving while intoxicated, according to State Police. Troopers from the State Police Jamestown Barracks pulled over Steven Kotch, 45, on Chautauqua County Route 380 in Falconer for a traffic violation. Kotch was arrested after he failed several field sobriety tests. He was transported to the State Police Barrac…

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A Franklinville man driving a golf cart has been charged with driving while intoxicated by State Police. Troopers at the State Police station in Machias arrested Jonathon D. Loomis, 22, after he was stopped about 10:11 p.m. Monday on Cadiz Road in Franklinville while operating a green golf cart without any lights. Loomis was arrested after failing field sobriety test…

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A Fredonia woman was arrested on driving while intoxicated charges after the vehicle she was driving was involved in a rollover crash, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. At 6:36 p.m. Sunday, deputies responded to a rollover accident involving a single vehicle on Willow Road in the Town of Dunkirk. Deputies identified the operator as Lori A. Carr, 38, w…

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A Cattaraugus County man was arrested for driving while intoxicated by State Police Sunday, following a motor vehicle accident on Bakerstand Road in the Town of Franklinville, according to State Police. According to State Police, Douglas R. Leroy, 65, of Franklinville, was arrested at about 9 p.m., after allegedly failing standard field sobriety tests, and was charged w…

A Springville motorist with an inadequate muffler was stopped by State Police Sunday and arrested for drunk-driving, according to State Police. Steven J. Kreitzbender, 41, was stopped at about 9:37 p.m. on McKinstry Road, and charged with having an inadequate muffler, State Police said. Kreitzbender was placed under arrest after allegedly failing a series of field so…

Genesee County Sheriff's deputies Thursday arrested a Batavia man who allegedly drove while intoxicated while they were investigating a property damage accident involving another motorist, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Robert V. Campbell, 35, of Collegeview Drive, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after he registered a blood-alcoh…

A Wellsville man was arrested for drunk-driving by State Police after following an ambulance to a hospital in the aftermath of a motor vehicle collision, authorities said. Troopers arrested Paul J. Wright, 60, on Saturday after responding to a call from Jones Memorial Hospital for investigation of another accident, authorities said. At the hospital, troopers interact…

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A Niagara Falls man who went through a stop sign and a red light Friday was arrested by State Police, State Police said. Troopers stopped Demian P. Hernandez, 30, shortly before 11 a.m. on LaSalle Avenue after they observed him failing to stop for a stop sign and running a red light, State Police said. Troopers determined that Hernandez was intoxicated and in possess…

A Cheektowaga man had a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit when he was arrested Thursday and charged driving while intoxicated, State Police said. Charles E. Voorhees, 39, was stopped at about 3 p.m. for speeding on State Route 20A in Wales. During their investigation, troopers said the smell of alcohol on Voorhees was apparent. He was administered a stan…

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A Batavia man faces drug and drunk-driving charges following a one-car crash Wednesday on Indian Falls Road in the Town of Pembroke, authorities said. Genesee County Sheriff's deputies charged Paul D. Fields Jr., 48, with driving while intoxicated, operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol level at or above .08, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, crimina…

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A Buffalo woman was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated after she backed her vehicle into a police car, Buffalo police said. Jameese Russell, 41, was sitting behind the wheel of a car stopped at a red light on Jefferson Avenue and East Utica Street shortly after midnight when she put the vehicle in reverse and backed up into an officer's patrol car, according …

A Niagara Falls woman was arrested and charged with drunken driving following a traffic stop on Lindberg Avenue in the city. Wanda Greig, 54, was stopped Saturday by New York State troopers for failing to keep right. Following the stop, troopers said they noticed a strong odor of alcohol on Greig's breath. After submitting her to sobriety tests, troopers took Greig into…

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A Cattaraugus County man who was found asleep at the wheel of his idling vehicle on Interstate 86 was accused of drunk driving by New York State troopers. Westley Bennett, 28, of Randolph was charged with driving while intoxicated after troopers found his vehicle parked in the eastbound lane of the Interstate Sunday. Troopers said Bennett failed several field sobriety t…

A Kenmore man was charged Saturday by City of Tonawanda police with DWI after officers observed him running a right on red light on Main Street and laying on his horn in an attempt to pass another vehicle. John W. Wacker, whose age was not available, was stopped on Niagara Street after officers observed him coming over the Renaissance Bridge as he attempted to pass a ve…

An Attica woman was arrested on drunk driving charges by Orchard Park police Monday after the car she was driving rear-ended another vehicle, police said. Police said they received a call about 5 p.m. from a motorist who warned of a possible drunk driver on Jewett Holmwood Road. Officers checked the immediate area but couldn’t locate the red Chrysler van. A short tim…