15 June 2019
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

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.

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