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.