Hamburg police reports for November
Thursday December 5, 2013 | By:Press Release |
Wyntre Harris arrested on multiple charges
Wyntre Harris, 23, of Evans was arrested at 9:48 p.m. on Nov. 5 for operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, stopping or standing or parking on the sidewalk, criminal possession of a controlled substance, controlled substance in a non-original container and operating a motor vehicle by an unlicensed driver.
The arrest was made by Evans Patrolman Nathan Miller. The subject was seen, slumped over the steering wheel of her vehicle, at the exit of a business on Erie Road. She was the sole occupant of the vehicle.
Police said that Harris appeared to be disoriented and had to be told to put the vehicle in park several times. She also exhibited impaired motor coordination, slurred/mumbled speech and constricted pupils, according to Miller.
Harris failed the alphabet test, finger count, one-leg stand, nine-step walk and turn and Romberg test.
A breath test revealed that she had not been consuming alcohol. She was arrested and secured in a police car. While police was inventorying Harris’ vehicle, the subject slipped one hand out of the handcuffs and put items down the front of her pants.
Harris was resecured and read her Miranda and driving while ability impaired warnings. A female police officer from Hamburg responded to the station to search the individual.
Several pills were located on the subject and in her purse, and a Fentanyl patch was located in her underwear. Seized pills included Carisoprodol, Trazodone, Nucynta®, Oxymorphone, Amitriptyl, Crestor®, Diazepam, Gabapentin and Oxycodone.
She refused a blood test, was processed and ordered to return to court on Nov. 25.
Multiple overnight DWI arrests made
Three arrests were made from the evening of Nov. 8 to early morning on Nov. 9.
In the first incident, at 8:21 p.m. on Nov. 8, Deputy Matthew Krypel responded to a report that a vehicle was swerving in and out of the lane on Transit Road in the town of Clarence. The vehicle struck the curb three times. Krypel located the car and, upon further investigation at the scene, determined that the driver, Donna House, 47, of Akron, was intoxicated.
House was taken into custody and transported to the Erie County Sheriff's Clarence Substation. She submitted to a chemical breath test that revealed her blood alcohol content was 0.23 percent, almost three times the legal limit.
House was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and other vehicle and traffic charges. House was released to a third party on uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Clarence Town Court, at a later date. Krypel was assisted by Deputy Jonathan Hanna.
At 9:43, Deputy George Avery conducted a traffic stop, after observing a vehicle driven by James Austin, 66, of Marilla, who was unable to stay in his lane or to drive on the right side of the road. Further investigation revealed that Austin was intoxicated.
The subject was taken into custody and transported to the Erie County Sheriff's Elma Substation.
Austin submitted to a chemical breath test, which revealed that his blood alcohol content was 0.11 percent. Austin was arrested for DWI and several other vehicle and traffic charges. He was released to a third party on uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Elma Town Court, at a later date.
At 3:18 a.m. on Nov. 9, Avery and Deputy Russell Tyczka responded to a report that a suspicious vehicle was on Olean Road in the town of Wales and was reported that the driver appeared to be unconscious. It was then reported that the vehicle started to drive down the road and that the driver still appeared unconscious. Upon patrol's arrival, the driver of the vehicle, Damien Dashnaw, 33, of West Seneca, was reported to be intoxicated. Dashnaw was taken into custody and transported to the Erie County Sheriff's Elma Substation.
Dashnaw submitted to a chemical breath test and his blood alcohol content was shown to be 0.18 percent. He was charged with aggravated DWI and other vehicle and traffic charges. Dashnaw was released to a third party on uniform traffic tickets returnable to the Wales Town Court at a later date.