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December 23, 2012 - Sheriff Tim Howard reports the arrest of a Rochester man for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.

Erie County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a property damage accident on Genesee Street at Reinhardt Road in the Town of Alden in which one of the vehicles had left the scene.  Witnesses to the accident followed the fleeing vehicle and reported its direction of travel to sheriff's dispatch personnel who relayed the information to the responding deputies.

Deputy Gene Nati was able to catch up to the fleeing vehicle and stop it. Further investigation revealed that the driver, 21 year old Amin Jeilani of Rochester, NY, was impaired by drugs. Jeilani was arrested and taken to ECMC for a blood test to determine the quantity of drugs in his blood.  He was then transported to the Erie County Holding Center here he is being held on $250.00 bail.  Jeilani wa additionally charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.  Deputies Timothy Cannan and Simon Biegasiewicz assisted in the arrest.