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A Jamestown man who was arrested Tuesday for driving while intoxicated and several other drinking and driving charges was found to have a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Ramon L. Sanchez, 50, was driving on Dover Street when he was stopped for traffic violations near Dover and Thayer Street. He f…

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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 woman was arrested on driving while intoxicated and other charges after a Saturday morning crash in which her vehicle went airborne, hit two trees and came to rest in a creek bed in Olean, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Brittany Clark, 25, of Hornell, who was not injured in the crash, was arrested just before 1 a.m. on charges of felony DWI, fai…

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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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The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office held a class Wednesday on the dangers of driving while intoxicated. One of the attendees, deputies say, drove drunk to the class. Dwayne A. Smith of Kennedy was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated and related charges after he tested positive for alcohol as part of the preregistration process for a Victim Impact Panel c…

An Elma man whose blood-alcohol level measured four times the legal limit was among two local motorists arrested on felony charges after being stopped by Erie County Sheriff's deputies in separate incidents, according to the Sheriff's Office. Gary Golembiewski, 63, of Elma was arrested about 8:16 p.m. Wednesday after a deputy observed his vehicle swerve onto the sho…

GERRY – A Jamestown man was charged with felony driving while intoxicated following a crash Tuesday on Route 60 in Gerry. Casey Billyard, 24, had been driving erratically as he headed north before his vehicle left the road and crashed. Billyard was evaluated at the scene but was not injured, police said. Though he posted a blood-alcohol level of .10 percent, t…