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April 13, 2012- Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of a Collins resident for multiple felony charges after a violent domestic incident at his ex-wife’s residence. 

     While on patrol in Collins, Deputy Chris Soluri responded to the complaint of a violent domestic disturbance on Collins Center Zoar Road.  The offender:  Nicholas C. Enser (28) of Collins drove to the residence of his ex – wife and got into a confrontation with her on the front porch, then kicked and broke a window to the house.  After breaking the window, he entered the residence getting into a violent confrontation with a male in the living room, causing the male to suffer a serious laceration to his hand with a piece of broken glass.  Enser then fled the scene in his vehicle.  Collins Center Fire and Gowanda Ambulance responded to the scene for treatment of the injured party, which was subsequently transported to Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville for treatment of his injuries. 

     Deputy Don Hoelscher responded to the area of the complaint and located the vehicle driven by Enser, stopping the car on Woodside Road near Rich Road in Collins.  Hoelscher subsequently arrested Enser and charged him with DWI and traffic infractions.  A breath test revealed his blood alcohol content to be .14%. 

     After the investigation of the original incident, Deputy Soluri charged Enser with First Degree Burglary, Second Degree Assault, Third Degree Criminal Mischief, Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Second Degree Harassment.  He was transported to the Erie County Holding Center to await arraignment on his charges in Collins Court. 

     Assisting with the investigation were Deputies Neil Held and Ben Pisa.  Shawn Young from the Crime Scene Unit also assisted.