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A Buffalo man who was the subject of a 2015 viral video that captured him causing an accident after driving drunk on the New York State Thruway is again in trouble with the law. Kiran Thapa, 36, was arrested for felony aggravated driving while intoxicated and several other charges Sunday evening, according to the Orchard Park Police. Orchard Park Police Lieutenant Gr…

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A Lackawanna man was charged Tuesday with felony driving while intoxicated following a one-car crash on the New York State Thruway, I-90, in Cheektowaga, according to State Police. Donald Kill, 63, was uninjured, troopers said. State Police found Kill was driving with a suspended license and later determined to have had a .13 percent blood alcohol content at the time of…

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A Lackawanna woman was arrested Monday in Cattaraugus County and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, according to State Police. Dorothy M. Hagen, 48, was stopped by troopers at 12:41 p.m. on Sugartown Road in Ellicottville for crossing over the centerline. Hagen failed field sobriety tests and recorded a .15 percent blood alcohol content level when she wa…

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A Niagara Falls woman pulled over for not having her headlights on was arrested early Wednesday on several charges including felony driving while intoxicated, according to the City of Tonawanda Police Department. Gabrielle C. Hickey, 19, was pulled over around 1:30 a.m. on Delaware Street for operating a vehicle with no headlights. Officers said Hickey showed signs of i…

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A Niagara Falls woman was charged Monday with felony driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law, after she was found driving erratically, while allegedly impaired and with a 2-year-old child in her vehicle, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said that Sarah M. Attfield, 31, was observed around noon driving all over the road in multiple lanes o…

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A Town of Boston resident was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated after she nearly struck a State Police patrol vehicle, according to State Police. Brenda M. Bellina, 57, was charged Thursday with felony driving while intoxicated. Police said Bellina was pulled over on South Abbott Road after nearly causing an accident with the patrol vehicle. The tr…

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A Grand Island man was arrested by Genesee County Sheriff's Office deputies on felony driving while intoxicated charges, the Sheriff's Office said. According to the Sheriff's Office, Andrew M. Cerrillo, 27, was stopped at about 3:35 p.m. Tuesday on Main Road in Stafford. Cerrillo was charged with felony driving while intoxicated because of a previous conviction withi…

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A Wyoming County man previously convicted of drunk driving is facing felony charges after being stopped for speeding in the Town of Gainesville, the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office said. Steven P. Grisewood, 44, was arrested at about 3:15 p.m. Friday by a deputy who clocked Grisewood's vehicle traveling on Wethersfield Road at 84 mph in a 55 mph zone. Grisewood was a…

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A Buffalo man was arrested Wednesday on a felony driving while intoxicated charge after he was stopped by state troopers for speeding on Route 33, the Kensington Expressway, in Cheektowaga, State Police said. According to State Police, Jason E. Collier, 47, was traveling 75 mph in a 55 mph zone. Collier failed field sobriety tests administered by troopers and refused…

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A Cattaraugus County man was stopped on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and arrested Saturday after State Police said they observed him making an unsafe lane change, according to State Police. James M. Nelson, 62, of Freedom, was charged with making an unsafe lane change and felony driving while intoxicated, State Police said. Nelson was arrested after 9:30 p.…

A Lake View man who was involved in a two-car crash in Evans Friday was later accused of drunk driving. Matthew Thomas, 32, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, criminal possession of stolen property and other traffic violations, Evans police reported. Thomas was arrested shortly before 9 a.m. after po…