DWI

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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Matt Moran
July 19, 2018 - 5:00 am
With legal and court fees as well as the rise in insurance. The cost to overcome a DWI can pile up. Attorney Arthur Pressman says if you want the proper representation it is going to cost you. "There's really no inexpensive way of going about it," Pressman said. "A lot of times you get what you pay...
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June 30, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Jamestown, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Jamestown man is behind bars after being involved in three motor vehicle accidents within 15 minutes Friday evening, leaving two people injured in one fo the accidents. Ramon Pando, 29, is charged with aggravated DWI, reckless driving and other charges after being...
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Tom Puckett
May 07, 2018 - 3:43 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo woman has been convicted of manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter and DWI in connection with the death of her ex-husband. 38-year-old Cuansharee Palmer was found guilty of driving with a BAC of .15, nearly twice the legal limit with the couple’s two children, a three and...
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April 05, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - County Executive Mark Poloncarz revealed Thursday that Erie County's DWI arrests have increased in the first quarter of the year with 192 arrests in January to 256 in the month of march. Poloncarz said it's important for how the arrested are handled. WBEN Photo/Matt Moran "If...
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Mike Baggerman
February 03, 2018 - 5:56 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's announced on Friday that there will be increased police patrols and sobriety checkpoints this weekend due to the Super Bowl. "The Super Bowl is one of the most popular events of the year, and we encourage New Yorkers to enjoy it responsibly," Governor...
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Mike Baggerman
January 22, 2018 - 11:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State may be changing its DWI laws. Currently, anyone who is caught driving behind the wheel with a blood-alcohol content of .08 faces a Driving While Intoxicated charge, a criminal offense. New York State Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, a democrat in Brooklyn, introduced a...
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January 21, 2018 - 7:56 am
Delevan, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Troopers registered a unique DWI arrest Friday in Western New York. Troopers stopped Scott R. Chapman on State Route 16 in the village of Delevan for driving a lawn tractor in the roadway. Chapman was placed under arrest after failing multiple SFSTs and was...
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Richard Root
December 18, 2017 - 3:20 am
Salamanca, NY (WBEN) - The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office says 27-year-old Kevin Donaldson Jr. of the Village of Cattaraugus was arrested in connection with the death of a Town of Salamanca couple. Donaldson Jr. has been charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter and DWI after allegedly...
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October 28, 2017 - 9:53 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is telling motorists not to be spooked by an increased police presence on the road this Halloween weekend. The Democrat says law enforcement will be cracking down on drunken driving over the holiday with increased patrols running Friday through Wednesday...
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