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A Fredonia man was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a rollover crash Monday on Route 380 in the Town of Portland, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said 60-year-old Michael K. Lawhead was issued citations for DWI, failure to keep right and driving at a speed that was not reasonable or prudent. State Police and the Brocton F…

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A Chautauqua County man was arrested for driving while intoxicated, following a rollover crash Sunday, according to State Police. Arrested by troopers was James Trotter, 28, of Frewsburg. Troopers from the Jamestown State Police barracks responded to a report of an accident on Riverside Road, after which Trotter failed several field sobriety tests. Trotter was transp…

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A Cattaraugus County man was arrested for driving while intoxicated, following a motor vehicle crash Sunday on Sodum Road in the Town of Mansfield, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said 21-year-old Avery Seiflein, of East Otto, had lost control of the vehicle he was driving and wound up in a ditch before deputies arrived. Seiflein fled t…

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A Buffalo man who allegedly misrepresented himself following his arrest on a DWI charge was jailed Sunday and held in lieu of bail, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said 31-year-old Raaed K. Kassem was stopped after he was observed speeding on Water Street in the Village of Fredonia. Following his arrest, deputies said they learned that K…

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A Chautauqua County man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly driving while intoxicated, according to State Police. Troopers who reported to Titus Road in Sherman for a report of a vehicle in a ditch found 25-year-old Troy Seekings, of Sherman. Seekings was placed under arrest after he failed several standard field sobriety tests. He was transported by troopers to th…

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An Albion man was arrested on several motor vehicle and traffic charges, following a one-vehicle accident Tuesday in the Town of Alabama, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said 47-year-old Thomas Scott Flower was charged with driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle wit…

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A Buffalo man was arrested for DWI as well as drug and weapon possession charges, following a traffic stop Friday on the Interstate 190, according to State Police. Troopers said a vehicle operated by 31-year-old Johnny D. Moore Jr. was stopped shortly after 10 p.m., when Moore was allegedly determined to have been intoxicated and taken into custody. During a search o…

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A motorist was arrested on numerous charges Friday after he attempted to elude a Niagara County Sheriff's patrol officer by abandoning his vehicle and fleeing into the woods, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said. According to a Sheriff's Office report, Keith E. Blose, 35, of Ransomville, was observed by a sheriff's officer speeding on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Whea…

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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…