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GOWANDA MAN ARRESTED WITH NEARLY 3 TIMES THE LEGAL LIMIT OF ALCOHOL


January 11, 2012- Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard is reporting a Gowanda man was arrested for DWI.  Deputy Timothy Colling stopped Paul Weigle, age 54, of Gowanda, for speeding.  Weigle was subsequently arrested after failing several field sobriety tests. He submitted to a breath test and did register a .23% BAC, almost three times the legal limit.  This prompted an additional charge of Aggravated DWI (.18%) or higher.  Weigle was released to a a third party on traffic summonses, pending a future date in Village or Springville Court.

His vehicle was towed and a 12 hour hold was placed on it.