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Sheriff's deputies reveal results of recent DWI blitz

by jmaloni
Thu, Sep 23rd 2010 06:45 pm
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office participated in the nationwide driving while intoxicated blitz from Aug. 20 through Sept. 6, culminating in 16 DWI arrests during this 18-day blitz and two arrests for driving while ability impaired by drugs, according to Sheriff James R. Voutour. Sheriff's deputies issued a total of 57 traffic tickets during this detail, which included the DWI charges; three for aggravated unlicensed operation; and two for operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration. There were also three drivers arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana and one with criminal possession of a controlled substance seventh. Three warrants were also executed on either the driver or passenger during this detail.

Voutour lauded the efforts of the Niagara County Stop DWI Coordinator Capt. Gregory Schuey, along with all the deputies involved in this program whose efforts continue to make the roads of Niagara County safer.

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