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June 10, 2014

Tonawanda man almost hits state police patrol car, charged with felony DWI

Niagara Gazette — New York State Police report a Tonawanda man who almost hit one of their patrol vehicles on the I-190 on Sunday was later charged with felony DWI after he was found to be three times over the legal limit.

State police report Kevin J. Augustyniak, 49, of the Town of Tonawanda, was driving on the I-190 in Lewiston when he nearly hit the patrol car. After being stopped, troopers noticed signs of intoxication and he was arrested.

Augustyniak's blood alcohol content was later measured at 0.25 percent. He was charged with aggravated DWI, DWI and several traffic violations.

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