Modified: March 19, 2019 6:16am
Deputies made Two Felony Arrests
Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports Deputies made five DWI arrests during the announced St Patrick’s weekend impaired driving patrols.
March 14, 9:33 P.M. - Town of Wales – After an investigation into a vehicle off the road report along Big Tree Road, 31-year-old Peter Baschmann of Elma was arrested and charged with DWI and a vehicle and traffic law violation for an unsafe lane change. The defendant was released to a sober third party.
March 15, 9:32 P.M. - Village of Springville – Deputies responded to an incident where a vehicle operated by 55-year-old Patrick Koenig of Springville struck a light pole in a parking lot at 10 South Cascade Drive. After their investigation, Deputies arrested and charged Koeing with a felony count of DWI – prior conviction, and a misdemeanor count of DWI. The subject was processed and released on appearance tickets.
March 15, 10:15 P.M. - Town of Brant – Deputies initiated a traffic stop along Southwestern Boulevard for a speeding vehicle. After the Deputies’ investigation and the subject failing multiple standard field sobriety tests, 29-year-old Brent Monroe of Carthage, NY, was arrested and charged with felony counts of DWI – previous conviction within 10-years, DWI - operating a vehicle with BAC .08 or more with a previous conviction, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle.
Deputies also discovered a small baggie containing cocaine, and Monroe was charged with a misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a controlled substance. The defendant was also charged with vehicle and traffic violations for drinking alcohol in a vehicle on the highway, speeding, unsafe lane change, failure to keep right, and operating a vehicle without a license.
He was transported to the Erie County Holding Center and held pending his arraignment.
March 17, 11:43 P.M. - Town of Lancaster – After observing a vehicle and traffic violation, Deputies stopped a vehicle operated by 28-year-old Stacy Greiner of West Seneca. Following an investigation and field sobriety tests, Greiner was arrested and charged with DWI – 1st offense, Aggravated DWI – a BAC .18 or more, and vehicle and traffic violations for failing to yield the right of way when entering a roadway, and driving to the left of pavement markings. She was processed and released on appearance tickets.
March 17, 4:10 A.M. - Town of Clarence – Deputies initiated a traffic stop for a speeding vehicle along Main Street. Subsequent to their investigation, Deputies arrested and charged 37-year-old Michael Lock of Clarence with misdemeanor counts of DWI – 1st offense, operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or higher, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle. Lock is also charged with speeding and drinking alcohol in a vehicle on the highway. The defendant was processed and released with tickets to a third party.