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Traffic stop leads to DWI arrest in Canandaigua

A man from Canada was arrested following a traffic stop in Canandaigua.

According to a news release, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew J. Follwell, 44, of Canada for driving while intoxicated.


Deputies conducted a traffic stop upon observing Follwell conduct an illegal u-turn. During the stop, officers detected signs of impairment and Follwell was subjected to standardized field sobriety testing. Follwell was taken into custody and provided a breath sample at Ontario County Jail which yielded a BAC of .13%.

Follwell will return to the City of Canandaigua Court at a later date to answer the charges.



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