SPRINGVILLE—Scott Weaver, 45, of Springville, was arrested on April 4 following a single vehicle crash on Route 219 Extension at West Main Street in the Village of Springville, according to Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard.
Deputies investigated the crash and observed signs of intoxication and impairment. Weaver was transported to the Springville substation where they administered field sobriety tests, Weaver was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert.
The DRS determined Weaver was impaired by narcotics and deputies charged him with DWI-drugs and four vehicle and traffic violations. He was released to a sober third party following the issuance of tickets.
The Erie County Sheriff’s Office has three Drug Recognition Experts assigned to the road patrol. They assist deputies and area police departments to investigate impaired driving incidents.
Between April 5, 2016 and April 5, 2017, the Erie County Sheriff’s DREs have responded to 189 calls throughout Erie County, and have arrested 34 drivers for DWI-drugs.