Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the early morning arrest of a East Aurora man for DWI following his one car accident on Stolle Rd. in the Town of Marilla.
Erie County Sheriff's Deputies Ed Krypel and Russ Tyczka, along with Marilla Fire/Rescue responded to Stolle Rd. in the Town of Marilla for a report of a pick-up truck which had gone off the road, struck a couple of mailboxes, and rolled over.
Upon arrival, the driver of the truck was not located and an immediate search of the area was conducted.
The owner of the truck and driver, 20 y/o Kyle D. Gauthier of Girdle Rd. in East Aurora, was located shortly thereafter just as he entered his residence. Gauthier was found to be intoxicated.
First Aid was called to evaluate Gauthier and he was taken by ambulance to ECMC for head pain.
Gauthier was arrested by Deputy Krypel at ECMC for DWI and Gauthier submitted to a blood draw to determine his BAC.
Gauthier was released at ECMC on appearance tickets for DWI, Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident, and other traffic infractions, returnable to the Town of Marilla Court at a later date.
This was the 100th DWI arrest by the Erie County Sheriff's Road Patrol this year.