Concerned citizen helps nab alleged drunk driver

Posted at 9:38 AM, Jan 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-19 10:35:53-05

A suspected drunk driver was arrested moments after an accident, thanks to a concerned citizen.

A witness watched as 66-year-old James Russ made a wide right turn on Lockport Road and struck the rear end of a vehicle on Monday. The witness followed Russ to his residence and called police.

After a number of tests, troopers arrested the Niagara Falls resident for numerous violations including aggravated driving while intoxicated, speeding, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and improper right turn.




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