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October 17, 2013- Sheriff Tim Howard reports the arrest of a Town of Lancaster woman for Driving While Ability Impaired by drugs.  This is the 248th DWI arrest by the Erie County Sheriff's Office in 2013.

Deputy Simon Biegasiewicz and Jason Clark were on patrol in Buffalo as part of the Strike Force Detail.  They stopped a vehicle for passing a stop sign at the intersection of Broadway and Goodyear Avenue.  Further investigation showed that the driver, 34 year old Kathlyn Bice, was impaired by drugs. She was arrested for DWI/drugs but refused to submit to a blood draw to determine the amount of narcotics in her system.  Bice was released on appearance tickets returnable to Buffalo City Court at a future date.