CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police say a routine traffic stop turned into a drunk driving arrest along the Thruway Saturday.
Police say Polly Gates, 48, appeared to be drunk and they began to arrest her. Police brought the Orchard Park woman to the New York State Troopers barracks in Buffalo and tested her blood alcohol content. Police say it came out to .19 percent, over twice the legal limit.
Gates was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. She will appear in Cheektowaga court on May 22.