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LOCKPORT – A Newfane man, who has been in Lockport drug court since pleading guilty Nov. 22 to felony driving while intoxicated, was placed on five years’ probation Thursday and assessed $1,520 in fines and fees by Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas.

Eric K. Koch, 49, of Bayview Station, pleaded guilty after his April 4 arrest in the Town of Lockport, where his blood alcohol content was measured at 0.27 percent.

In another DWI case Thursday, Andrew J. Myers, 28, of Merrie Road, Lewiston, pleaded not guilty to aggravated and felony DWI counts, running a stop sign and failure to yield. He was arrested Oct. 8 in Lewiston.