Woman accused of driving twice over the legal limit with drugs

WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo woman is facing DWI and drug charges following a Sunday arrest.

Police say they stopped Dawn M. Velazquez, 30, for a routine traffic violation. During an interview an officer suspected her of driving drunk, and put her through a battery of tests before arresting her. One test, police say, revealed she had a blood alcohol content of .17 percent — more than twice the legal limit. Police say they also found marijuana in her possession

Velazquez was charged with DWI and unlawful possession of marijuana. She’ll return to court on June 19.

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