ECSO Marine Unit Busy on the Waterways This Weekend

Modified: June 20, 2016 9:05am


Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports members of the Erie County Sheriff’s Marine unit were busy this weekend, assisting four disabled vessels and issuing twenty-four summonses for speeding, registration, equipment violations,  and one Boating While Intoxicated arrest. 

On June 18, at approximately 11:15 p.m., Marine Unit Deputies Coulombe and Okal stopped a vessel on the Niagara River near the Harbor Place Marina for operating without running lights. The Deputies’ investigation resulted in the BWI arrest of Mark Judd, 53, of Buffalo.  The defendant was released on appearance tickets and is scheduled to be in Buffalo City Court on July 7.