Police: 4 DWIs in 24 hours, 1 man three times over legal limit

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Throughout Sunday and early Monday morning, Orchard Park police say they made four DWI arrests.

Around 4 a.m., Elizabeth Dean, 30, was stopped for allegedly speeding when police say they found her to be driving while intoxicated. Police say Dean also had an open beverage container in her vehicle.

Later that night, Mary Barth, 58, was arrested and accused of DWI as well as DWI while under the influence of drugs and alcohol, according to police. Police also say she struck a parked car in Buffalo and left the scene of the accident.

One hour later, Orchard Park authorities say they encountered another woman they accused of driving while intoxicated. Police say Pamela Diana, 53, was driving with a suspended license while more than twice over the legal limit for alcohol.

Diana’s blood alcohol content (BAC) measured out to .18 percent, according to authorities.

She is accused of aggravated DWI, various traffic and vehicle charges and possessing controlled substances outside of a prescribed container.

Early Monday morning around 2 a.m., Police say they arrested a fourth person accused of DWI after finding a vehicle in a ditch.

William May, 32, is accused of driving while more than three times over the legal limit for alcohol. May’s blood alcohol content (BAC) was .25 percent, according to authorities.

He was charged with aggravated DWI.

Erie County Sheriff’s Deputies say they also made arrests over the weekend. They noted five people were arrested and charged with DWI.

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