Alleged drunk driver accused of having pot, pills

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – New York State Police say they could smell alcohol and marijuana from inside a vehicle Sunday during a stop on I-190 in Buffalo.

Police arrested the driver, 28-year-old Christopher J. Kozlowski, who was alone in his vehicle. Police say they found marijuana, smoking pipes, marijuana residue and narcotic pills that he did not have a prescription for inside of his car.

Kozlowski, who police say failed field sobriety tests, allegedly registered a .15 percent BAC. The driver, who is from Cheektowaga, had a previous alcohol-related driving conviction which raised the DWI to a felony charge.

He faces felony DWI, felony aggravated unlicensed operation, drug charges and a speed charge. He will answer charges in City of Buffalo Court later this month. 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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