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May 4, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published May 5


Man faces felony DWI charge after traffic stop

A Bear Ridge Road man with a revoked driver's license due to a previous DWI was stopped for speeding Saturday afternoon and charged with DWI again.

A Niagara County Sheriff's deputy said he was on patrol about 4 p.m. and saw a Chevy Silverado driving 73 mph in a 45 mph zone on Bear Ridge Road. The deputy initiated a traffic stop after the driver, identified as Brian L. Basior, pulled into a driveway.

Basior said he was coming from the Tonawanda Sportsmen's Club where he said he'd had a beer and a half. Basior also said he had an unloaded shotgun in the truck that he'd using at the club's gun range.

A computer check of his license determined his driver's license had been suspended for failure to pay a driver responsibility assessment on April 3, another revocation on Jan. 13 for a DWI conviction in Concord and another revocation on Feb. 4 for refusing to submit to a breath test. The check also showed an interlock device restriction.

Basior appeared intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests. 

After being taken into custody, Basior submitted to a breath test and his blood alcohol content was measured at 0.07 percent.

Basior was charged with felony DWI, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, DWI, circumventing an interlock device and speeding.

The shotgun was taken by the deputy to hold on to since it could not be left in the pickup, which was towed from the scene.


Niagara Falls

• ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested following a large crowd dispersal at 1:41 a.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of Niagara Street. Katiria Martinez, 18, 1719 Ashland Ave., was charged with disorderly conduct after officers report breaking up a large, noisy group of teenagers near the intersection of 17th and Niagara streets. Police said she and a group of women were loud and police asked them to quiet down. She allegedly said, "(Expletive) off," to police and was asked to put her hands behind her back and that she was under arrest. Officers said when her wrist was grabbed, she pulled back. A friend attempting to help her caused Martinez to trip and fall, officers added. She was eventually handcuffed after backup was alerted and responded to the scene to assist. Police report force was not used in the incident as her friend caused Martinez to trip.

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