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A Genesee County woman who was allegedly impaired by drugs while driving with a small child as a passenger Wednesday was arrested by Genesee County Sheriff's deputies. Deputies said their dispatch center received a call about a vehicle, which was allegedly failing to stay in a single lane as it traveled west on Route 5 in Leroy. After stopping the vehicle at 2:28 p.m…

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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 Cattaraugus County man has been arrested by Erie County Sheriff's deputies following a two-month investigation into a rollover crash that occurred on July 1 in Sardinia. Richard Smith, 31, of Delevan was charged with three counts under Leandra's Law, and multiple counts of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Erie County Sheriff's Office. The rollover …

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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 Westfield woman was charged Sunday by Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies with driving while ability impaired by drugs. Deputies said they observed Nancy Gibbons, 45, driving a vehicle that was speeding on Route 430 in the Town of Chautauqua. After further investigation, deputies determined that she was operating the vehicle while impaired by drugs and with a chil…

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A man allegedly driving recklessly with five children under 10 years old in his vehicle was arrested by State Police Saturday on Ruhlman Road in Lockport, State Police said. Troopers arrested Alexander C. Ruof-Brown, 26, of Lockport, on charges including criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a stimulant and aggravated driving while intoxicated under Le…

LEWISTON – State Police said they charged a Niagara Falls woman with violating Leandra’s Law about 8 p.m. Sunday after a two-vehicle accident at Center and Ninth streets in Lewiston. Troopers said one of the drivers, Amber Huisgen, 37, showed signs of intoxication while they were investigating the crash. After a field sobriety test, officers took her to the Niagara barr…

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A Cheektowaga woman was charged with drunk driving while also transporting three children under the age of 16 in her vehicle. State police said one of the three children in Joanne L. Batch's car called 911 because of her erratic driving Saturday night. When troopers caught up to her about 10:45 p.m. on West Yorkshire Road in the Town of Yorkshire in Cattaraugus Count…