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ROAD PATROL MAKES FOR DWI ARRESTS- TOTALS 105 FOR THE YEAR


APRIL 22, 2013- Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of four drivers for Driving While Intoxicated by Sheriff’s Road Patrols on Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

While on patrol in Clarence at approximately 11:04PM, Deputy Lee Richard arrested Matthew C. Linde (33) of Clarence and charged him with Aggravated DWI, Open Alcoholic Beverages, and traffic infractions after stopping h...is vehicle for erratic operation on Wehrle Drive. A breath test revealed his blood alcohol content to be .18%. He was processed and released on appearance tickets for Clarence Court.

While on patrol in Sardinia at approximately 11:25PM, Deputy Ben Pisa arrested Bryan K. Russell (36) of Arcade and charged him with DWI, Driving with a Suspended License and traffic infractions after stopping his vehicle for erratic operation on Rt. 16. A breath test revealed his blood alcohol content to be .14%. He was processed and released on appearance tickets for Sardinia Court.

While on patrol in Alden at approximately 4:05AM Sunday morning, Deputy Gene Nati arrested Justin M. Kroh (26) of Alden and charged him with Aggravated DWI and traffic infractions after investigating a one car property damage crash on Walden Ave. near the County Correctional Facility. A breath test revealed his blood alcohol content to be .20%. He was processed and released on appearance tickets for Alden Court.

While on patrol in Grand Island at approximately 5:13AM, Deputy Mike Okal arrested Nicholas A. Lafaro (26) of Hamlin, NY and charged him with DWI and traffic infractions after stopping his vehicle for erratic operation on Grand Island Blvd. A breath test revealed his blood alcohol content to be .11%. He was processed and released on appearance tickets for Grand Island Court.

These arrests marked the 102nd, 103rd, 104th, and 105th arrest for DWI by Sheriff’s Road Patrols in 2013.