December 11, 2011- Town of Clarence- Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports a DWI arrest made by Erie County Sheriff’s Office Road Patrols on Sunday. Deputies Gene Nati and Brandon Stott responded to a 911 call of an SUV driving erratically without a front tire. This led to the discovery of a Black Porche Cayenne driving on the rim causing sparks.
The vehicle had significant front end damage and was missing the driver’s side front tire. Deputy Nati initiated a stop of the vehicle. The driver, Matthew T. Barnaby (38) of Clarence, was asked to perform some Standard Field Sobriety Tests. After failing multiple tests Mr. Barnaby was taken into custody for Driving While Intoxicated. Mr. Barnaby refused a breath test. As a result of the refusal the deputies completed the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles form to initiate immediate revocation of Mr. Barnaby’s license. After processing he was released to the custody of his attorney’s with appearance tickets returnable to Town of Clarence Court.