Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of a 61 year old Newstead man on Aggravated DWI, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle and other traffic violations yesterday afternoon.
While on patrol Deputy Simon Biegasiewicz observed a vehicle traveling between the designated turning lane and the travel lane. The Deputy initiated a traffic stop on Main Street in the Town of Newstead and questioned the driver.
During Deputy Biegasiewicz’s interview, he noticed the driver was intoxicated. The Deputy administered a breathalyzer test and the results were a BAC of .24% - three times the legal limit.
Lawrence Johnston was released on Appearance Tickets and is due in court on November 6.