Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander
South Dakota man arrested for DWI in Olean
On June 13, 2019, SP Olean Troopers arrested Dale X. Blessing, 69, of Box Elder, SD for Driving While Intoxicated.
During a traffic stop on State Route 16 in the town of Olean, Blessing was exhibiting obvious signs of intoxication. Troopers determined he had been operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated condition. He failed standardized field sobriety tests at the scene. Blessing was then arrested and transported to SP Olean, where a chemical breath test revealed him to have a 0.10% BAC.
Blessing was issued appearance tickets for Olean Town Court, where he is due to appear in July.