Accused drunk driver found sleeping behind wheel

WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) – New York State Police say a drunk driver was found sleeping behind the wheel on I-90 West on Sunday.

Troopers say 37-year-old Willie Howard of Orchard Park was on the shoulder of the road in West Seneca without using his hazard lights on Sunday, just after midnight.

Police say they were responding to a report of a disabled vehicle when they found him. Howard was allegedly intoxicated and troopers say a a breath sample revealed he had a .25 percent blood alcohol content.

Howard is due in West Seneca Court on August 15. 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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