Accused drunk driver already had eight suspensions


CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police say a driver they arrested for DWI early Friday had a lengthy driving record, including eight suspensions on his license since February 2014.

Officers charged Markeith Adams, 40, with DWI, driving over a .08, aggravated unlicensed operation, no driver’s license and speeding. Officers pulled him over on Twin City Highway. Police say Adams was traveling 59 in a 45 m.p.h. speed zone. When they checked his license, they found the prior suspensions. Police say he blew a .14 BAC. He was held on $250 bail.

“I was drinking beer at the Bills game,” Adams reportedly told police. 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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