• Erie Co. Blotter.

ECSO Marine Unit Makes BWI Arrest.

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports 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 navigational law violation.

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

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