Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of a Town of East Amherst man for Driving While Intoxicated. This is the 284th DWI arrest by Erie Co. Sheriff's Deputies in 2013.
On 12/25/13 Deputy John Davis responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Transit Rd. in the Town of Clarence. Upon arriving at the scene, Deputy Davis located the driver, 39 year old Ryan Garrigan, and determined that he was intoxicated. Garrigan was arrested and charged with DWI. Garrigan refused to submit to a breath test to determine his blood alcohol content. He was released on appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Clarence Court at a future date.