CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Former Buffalo Bills Defensive Tackle Alan Branch had a .14 percent blood alcohol content when he was stopped early Saturday morning, according to New York State Police.
Branch was stopped at Transit Road and Genesee Street in Cheektowaga, at 2:05 a.m. Saturday. Police say Branch was stopped for failing to use his turn signal.
During the traffic stop, troopers say they smelled alcohol and conducted field sobriety tests. The 29-year-old was issued tickets for driving while intoxicated and vehicle and traffic law infractions.
Branch was arrested the morning of the team’s pre-season game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Bills released him the next day.
He is due in Town of Cheektowaga Court on August 29.