Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports that Patrol Deputies made two DWI arrests yesterday.
Deputy Cipollitti conducted a traffic stop for vehicle and traffic violations on East River Road in Grand Island on Tuesday afternoon. During the stop, Deputy Cipollitti determined that the driver was operating while intoxicated. Patrick M. Thompson, 62, of Grand Island, was arrested and taken to the Erie County Holding Center.
Deputy Coniglio conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation near the intersection of Whitehaven Road and Grand Island Boulevard on Grand Island. The operator, Liza L. Bowman, 22, of Grand Island, was determined to be intoxicated. She was also found to unlawfully possess prescription pills and marijuana. Ms. Bowman was charged with multiple VTL charges including DWI, Criminal Possession of a controlled substance 7th degree and unlawful possession of marijuana.