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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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Mike Baggerman
September 25, 2017 - 3:47 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - Driving while intoxicated arrests have lowered in the last year in Erie County. From the period of July 3 to September 17 of this year, 532 people were arrested in Erie County. In 2016, approximately 597 people were arrest in that same time period. Approximately 2,019...
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Richard Root
August 11, 2017 - 3:08 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are announcing an arrest in an accident in the 198 Thursday morning. Police 31-year-old Taylor Jones of Buffalo was charged with DWI and leaving the scene of a property accident damage after his vehicle smashed into a parked construction vehicle on the westbound...
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(AP) - A 21-year-old man faces numerous charges after being stopped driving a car with no doors, no windshield and an ax embedded in the roof as if it were a tree stump. The Wyoming County Sheriff's Office in western New York says Jared Price of Java was stopped in the town of Wethersfield Monday...
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Tom Puckett
July 20, 2017 - 11:30 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police have arrested a Buffalo female in connection with a fatal accident that occurred in late April on East Morris Avenue. The Buffalo police accident investigation unit arrested 37 year old Cuansharee Palmer of Buffalo Wednesday night and charged her with negligent...
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Dave Debo
July 06, 2017 - 6:13 am
(WBEN) During the region's first weekend with ridesharing, DWI arrests in Erie County rose slightly, but county officials say that doesn't necessarily debunk the argument that Uber and Lyft can help reduce drunk driving. "The numbers would suggest something a little different than what you might...
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Richard Root
May 30, 2017 - 1:57 am
Across Western New York there were several fatal accidents on area roads, including one in Allegany county where a driver is charged with DWI after he struck a pedestrian, and one in Hamburg where a tractor trailer left the Thruway and hit a house. Here's a roundup: Royalton, NY - On Monday, May 29...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
March 20, 2017 - 1:11 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite all the reminders from local authorities, at least 17 people were arrested for DWI around the time of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Buffalo on Sunday. The Erie County Sheriff's Office reported nine arrests including three aggravated DWI charges. One of the nine...
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