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SIX DWI'S AND A NARCOTICS ARREST IN VARIOUS TOWNS OF ERIE COUNTY


                              

 January 12- 13th-      Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of six offenders for Driving While Intoxicated by Sheriff’s Road Patrols in separate incidents on Saturday night and Sunday morning.    

     While on patrol in North Collins at approximately 5:27PM, Deputy Gary Mosier arrested Thomas R. Ptak (46) of North Collins and charged him with DWI and traffic infractions after investigating a one car property damage crash on Genesee Road near New Oregon Road.  A breath test revealed his blood alcohol content to be .14%.  He was processed at the North Collins Station and released on appearance tickets. 

      While on patrol in Clarence at approximately 12:22AM, Deputies Simon Biegasiewicz and David Zamorek arrested a 17 year old male (name not released due to age) and charged him with DWI Drugs and traffic infractions after stopping his vehicle for erratic operation on Main Street.  A blood sample was secured to determine his level of intoxication by drugs.  He was processed at the Clarence Station and released on appearance tickets. 

      While on patrol in Sardinia at approximately 1:49AM, Deputy Ben Pisa arrested Jessica A. Beck (30) of Arcade and charged her with DWI and traffic infractions after stopping her car for Speeding on Rt. 16 near East Schutt Road.  A breath test revealed her blood alcohol content to be .12%.  She was processed at the Springville Station and released on appearance tickets. 

      While on patrol in Concord at approximately 2:09AM, Deputy Ken Achtyl arrested Janet Waring (58) of Cattaraugus and charged her with DWI and traffic infractions after stopping her vehicle for erratic operation on Rt. 39 near Belcher Road.  Waring refused to take a breath test to determine her blood alcohol content.  She was processed at the Springville Station and released on appearance tickets. 

     While on patrol in Elma at approximately 4:17AM, Deputy Rich O’Neil arrested Todd T. Felong (30) of Alden and charged him with Aggravated DWI and traffic infractions after stopping his vehicle for erratic operation on Bullis Road near Hessland Court.  A breath test revealed his blood alcohol content to be .20%.  The “Aggravated” charge was added due to the BAC being .18% or higher.  He was processed at the Elma Station and released on appearance tickets. 

     While on patrol in Elma at approximately 4:20AM, Deputy John Szczepanski arrested Leah Ramos (20) of Blasdell and charged her with Felony DWI (Leandra’s Law) and traffic infractions after investigating a one car crash on Willardshire Road.  The passengers (including a 15 year old) in the vehicle suffered minor injuries during the rollover crash and were treated at the scene by members of Springbrook Fire Company.  A breath test of Ramos revealed her blood alcohol content to be .09 %.  She was processed at the Elma Station and released on appearance tickets. 

      While on patrol in Sardinia at approximately 10:50PM, Deputy Theresa Nietzel arrested Henry N. Williams (20) of Freedom and charged him with 4th Degree Criminal Possession of Marihuana (A Misdemeanor) and traffic infractions after discovering over two ounces of marihuana in Williams’ vehicle during a traffic stop for equipment violations on Rt. 16 near Rt. 39.  He was processed and released on appearance tickets for Sardinia Court.