August 2, 2013 - Sheriff Tim Howard reports the arrest of a North Collins man for DWI. This is the 202nd DWI arrest by the Erie County Sheriff's Office in 2013.
Deputy George Avery conducted a traffic stop on Jennings Road in the Town of Eden after observing a vehicle failing to stay within its lane. Further investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle, 61 year old David Blasz, was intoxicated. Blasz was taken into custody and transported to the ECSO substation were he was administered a chemical breath test. His blood alcohol content was .18% - more than twice the legal limit. Due to the high blood alcohol content, he was charged with Aggravated DWI and was released to a third party on uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Town of Eden Court at a future date.