Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — State police issue 44 tickets after Bills game
A total of 44 tickets were issued Sunday following the Buffalo Bills game, New York State Police reported Monday.
The tickets were given for a variety of traffic and vehicle infractions. State troopers were conducting a DWI saturation detail in Orchard Park, meaning the number of troopers in the area was increased so to better watch for drunk drivers.
Troopers from the state Thurway, Boston, Clarence and Buffalo participated. The Bills lost to the New England Patriots, 23-21.
More than 35,000 to take state police exam
There will be 35,203 people who will take the New York State Police entrance exam, Lt. Richard O’Brien reported Sunday.
The New York State Police were very pleased by the number of applicants, according to the trooper Employee Relations office.
The exam will be held at various locations around the state on Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26. In the summer, troopers expect to place a recruit class from the eligibility list generated from next month’s test.
Sunday was the deadline to sign up.
City of Lockport
ENDANGERMENT: Hazel Z. Allen, 54, 317 Washburn St., was charged with endangering the welfare of a child Monday. Allen is accused of not keeping sufficient watch over a 6-year-old child in her temporary custody. According to the arrest report, the child wandered over to the Lockport Family YMCA facility, East Avenue, on foot by himself Aug. 30. Allen received a ticket to appear Wednesday in City Court.
Dwi: Shaun H. Brennan, 40, of The Villages, Fla., was charged with driving while intoxicated, fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlicensed driving, open container and a traffic infraction Sunday evening on LaGrange Street. A patrol officer initiated a traffic stop on Brennan’s vehicle after observing it pass through a red light and determined that Brennan exhibited signs of alcohol intoxication, the arrest report said. After Brennan was taken to police headquarters, an officer performed a routine sweep of the patrol car and found, behind the back seat, a plastic bag containing an off-white rocky substance that field-tested positive as cocaine, the report said. Brennan was arraigned Monday in City Court.