05 July 2022
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On July 3, 2022 at 8:26 pm, Troopers out of SP Lockport arrested Kyle M. Burkwit, 33 of Newfane, NY for Driving while Ability Impaired by Combined Drugs/Alcohol, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th, and other vehicle and traffic infractions.

 
On July 3, 2022, Troopers received a complaint of an erratic operator in the area of Campbell Boulevard and Tonawanda Creek Road, town of Pendleton. Troopers located and stopped Burkwit on Lockport Junction Road in the town of Lockport for various traffic infractions. While interviewing Burkwit, an odor of alcoholic beverage was present. Burkwit was placed under arrest after failing multiple SFSTs. Additionally, Burkwit was found to be in possession of Xanax not contained in its original container. Burkwit was transported to SP Lockport for processing and refused to submit to a chemical test.

 

Burkwit was issued traffic tickets returnable to the town of Lockport court for a later date in July 2022.

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