August 8, 2013- Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard reports the arrest of an East Amherst man for DWI, making this the 203rd DWI arrest of the year by ECSO road patrols.
Deputy Mathew Fuqua and Deputy Kristen Rozycki conducted a welfare check of a male subject who appeared to be sleeping in the front seat of a vehicle. Upon further investigation, the driver of the vehicle, 24 year old Craig Keidel was found to be intoxicated. Mr. Keidel was taken to the Sheriff's office substation in Clarence so deputies could safely administer standard field sobriety tests. After failing these tests, Mr. Keidel wa charged with DWI and released to a third party on uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Town of Clarence Court at a future date.