Parking attendant alerts deputy to alleged drunk driver

CONCORD, N.Y. (WIVB) – An Erie County Sheriff’s deputy was alerted to a drunk driver by a parking attendant at Kissing Bridge as he was arriving to conduct a check during a snowmobile event.

The deputy left the ski resort to try to locate the vehicle and caught up to the driver on Rt. 240. Authorities say 44-year-old Brian Taylor failed field sobriety tests and had a BAC of .24 percent – that’s three times the legal limit.

Taylor was previously convicted of DWI in 2006 in Amherst, elevating his charges to felony aggravated DWI.

He was taken to the Erie County Holding Center on $750 bail and is due back in court at a later date. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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