DRIVER ARRESTED TWICE FOR DWI WITHIN 3 HOURS
Grand Island, NY – Erie County Sheriff John C. Garcia reports that deputies arrested 51-year-old Leslie Zayas of Grand Island twice for DWI within a few hours.
On May 2, 2023, at approximately 10:57 p.m., deputies responded to the intersection of Love and West River roads in Grand Island for a report that a vehicle struck a barrier.
Deputies observed signs of intoxication and detected the odor of alcohol emanating from Zayas. She failed multiple standard field sobriety tests and refused to provide identification. Zayas was arrested and charged with misdemeanor counts of DWI and obstruction of governmental administration. A 12-hour hold was placed on the vehicle, and it was towed. Zayas was released with tickets.
At 1:48 a.m. on May 3, 2023, Deputies responded to New York State Police barracks at 2255 Baseline Road for reports that Leslie Zayas drove to the location to pick up her keys to the towed vehicle.
Field sobriety tests were administered again, and the preliminary breath test result was a .14 BAC level. She, again, refused to provide identification and was charged with DWI and obstruction of governmental administration.
Following the second arrest, Zayas was transported to the Erie County Holding Center to await her arraignment.