Hearing for magistrate accused of DWI is postponed


LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) – A hearing has been postponed for a family court magistrate who is accused of driving drunk.

Judges in Lewiston won’t hear the case against 59-year-old Timothy Cooper, who was arrested last month for DWI after crashing head-on into another vehicle on the Robert Moses Parkway.

Troopers say the other vehicle involved in the crash ended up on its side and a 74-year old man was hospitalized. Cooper refused to submit to a breathalyzer test.

Officials say many of the judges have a working relationship with Cooper, who works in Niagara County Family Court.

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