ELMA, N.Y. (WIVB) - New York State Police report four drunk driving arrests from Erie County over the weekend. The arrests happened all around the region in Elma, Cheektowaga, Clarence and Buffalo.
The first arrest was at 11 p.m. Friday, when police investigated a one-car crash on Jamison and Bowen Roads in the Town of Elma. Police say 37-year-old Shelly Hiller was attempting to make a left turn when she drove into a ditch. Trooper say she appeared to be drunk, and a breath test later showed a .16 percent blood alcohol content. She will face charges in Town of Elma Court.
At 1:30 a.m. Sunday, troopers say they stopped a vehicle for failing to remain in a lane on French Road in Cheektowaga. Troopers say 26-year-old driver Glenn Bird failed field sobriety tests. A breath test revealed an alleged .13 percent. He will appear in Town of Cheektowaga Court at a later date.
About two hours later, Troopers stopped a vehicle on Main Street in the Town of Clarence. Troopers say 22-year-old Matthew Poole showed signs of intoxication and had an open container of alcohol in the car. Troopers say he failed field sobriety tests and submitted a breath sample reading .15 percent. He will appear in Town of Clarence Court at a later date.
At 5 p.m. Sunday, State Police stopped a vehicle on Route 33 in Buffalo for speeding. Troopers say 59-year-old Barry Dimmer failed roadside sobriety tests and refused to submit a breath test. He was arrested and is set to appear in City of Buffalo Court on a later date. He is set to appear in City of Buffalo Court at a later date.
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