June 26, 2013- Sheriff Tim Howard is announcing the arrest of a City of Buffalo man for driving while intoxicated. This is the Erie County Sheriff's Office 160th DWI arrest in 2013.
Deputies Daniel Harris and Richard Retzlaff made a traffic stop of a vehicle on William St. in the City of Buffalo when they noticed that the driver was on his cell phone. Further investigation showed that the driver, 47 year old Elton Deas, was intoxicated. Deas was arrested and charged with DWI. He refused to submit to a breath test to determine his blood alcohol content.
Deas was released on appearance tickets returnable to Buffalo City Court at a later date.