DWI

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June 14, 2019 - 7:43 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Clarence woman was charged with driving while intoxicated and other crimes after a car crash on Transit Road near Wehrle Drive overnight on Friday. Amherst Police said Megan Hardy of Corfu crashed her car into another car driven by 66-year-old Robert Allen of Clarence...
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Tom Puckett
June 07, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Collins woman pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter in connection with a September crash. 26-year-old Allyson Rollek was driving on Creek Road in the Town of Concord when she crossed over the double yellow line into the eastbound lane and collided head-on with another vehicle...
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Mike Baggerman
June 05, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The fight against drinking and driving continues. Last year, there were 2,400 DWI arrests in all of Erie County. The Erie County Sheriff's Office arrested 238 people, primarily in rural areas, for driving while intoxicated. A spokesperson for the sheriff's office said that...
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June 01, 2019 - 6:36 am
SHELDON, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Authorities say a holiday-weekend crash that killed a 4-year-old girl, her mother and grandmother in western New York has left another young family member hospitalized in critical condition. A minivan carrying nine members of a family from the Perth Amboy, New Jersey area...
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May 11, 2019 - 6:36 am
RANDOLPH, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police in Randolph arrested two people after a DWI accident. State Police said they responded to Pete's Place on Friday after a truck crashed into the restaurant and injured one of the customers there. The truck was driven by 37-year-old Debra Ralph who's from Nova Scotia...
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Tom Puckett
February 19, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Lancaster, NY (WBEN) An elementary school principal faces a DWI charge after being pulled over by troopers last week. State Police say 40 year old Amy Moeller, principal of Hillview Elementary School, was spotted driving on Transit Rd, Clarence, without tail lights or head lights on. Troopers say...
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February 02, 2019 - 11:09 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State police and other law enforcement agencies are conducting a STOP-DWI campaign across New York this weekend to crack down on Super Bowl revelers. The campaign targeting impaired driving will include underage drinking enforcement, increased patrols and sobriety checkpoints...
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Tom Puckett
January 02, 2019 - 2:25 pm
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) An off duty Town of Tonawanda Police officer is charged with Drunk driving in North Tonawanda. Police reports say this happened over the weekend when Lt. Corey Flatau was arrested after his car veered across Nash Road and struck a mailbox. Police say Flatau fell onto his...
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Peace Bridge Plaza (American side). October 17, 2018. (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
December 18, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Starting today, a new law takes effect in Canada that can impact your ability to cross the border. That is, if you're convicted of drunk driving. The Canadian government now considers drunk driving a serious enough conviction to deny entry into Canada. But if you've previously...
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Tom Puckett
October 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The consequences of a DWI conviction are more than just losing your license or facing jail time. Area attorneys are reminding you it could cost you the right to enter Canada. Jamie Fiegel of Fiegel & Carr spent an hour in-studio Tuesday explaining the new Canadian criminal...
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