29 May 2020
 
  NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 
Major Jennifer Gottstine
   Troop T Commander
 
 


PRESS RELEASE
 

 
 

Buffalo, NY – On May 29, 2020, at approximately 3:30 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on State Route 33 in the city of Buffalo for a vehicle and traffic violation.  The driver of the vehicle, Richard L. Smith, 55, of Buffalo, NY, was found to be intoxicated while traveling with his 18-month-old child.  The child was turned over to a responsible party.  

 

Smith was taken into custody, transported, and processed at SP Buffalo where his blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.10%.  He was subsequently charged with Driving While Intoxicated with a Child in the Vehicle; a Class E Felony.  He was turned over to a sober third party with appearance tickets returnable to the City of Buffalo Court on June 30, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.

 

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