Marine Unit Makes BWI Arrest

Modified: July 27, 2018 5:06pm

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Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports that on July 26 Marine Unit Deputies arrested 45-year-old David Traina of Cheektowaga for BWI in the Niagara River. 

Traina was escorted to shore where he failed multiple standard field sobriety tests and registered a BAC more than twice the legal limit.  The subject was charged with misdemeanor counts of operating a vessel while intoxicated, operating a vessel with .08% BAC or more and improper use of a searchlight.  He was also charged with a navigational law violation. 

The defendant was released on tickets for a future court date.