30 September 2019
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Ellicottville man arrested for DWI

On September 26, 2019, SP Machias Troopers arrested John W. Swanson, 52, of Ellicottville, NY for Driving While Intoxicated and Drinking Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle on a Highway.

During a traffic stop on Elizabeth Street in the village of Ellicottville, Troopers determined Swanson had been operating a vehicle while in an intoxicated condition. He failed standardized field sobriety tests at the scene. Swanson was then arrested and transported to SP Machias, where a chemical breath test revealed him to have a 0.11% BAC.

Swanson was released with appearance tickets for Ellicottville Town Court, where he is due to appear in October.

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