Wheatfield Woman Arrested for Aggravated DWI, Endangering Welfare of a Child

WHEATFIELD — Sheriff Michael Filicetti announces the arrest of 26-year-old Amanda Kramer of Wheatfield, under the Leandra’s Law statute. On January 13th, 2021, at 0214 hours, Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a 911 call from a concerned clerk at 7- Eleven in North Tonawanda about a possible intoxicated female. The clerk advised the female left the store in a vehicle and provided the license plate. A Niagara County Sheriff’s Lieutenant located the vehicle, and a traffic stop was initiated.  

The female driver, identified as Amanda J. Kramer, appeared intoxicated and consented to Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. In the vehicle with Kramer was a child under the age of 15 years old. The child was turned over to a guardian.  Kramer was taken to The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office for further evaluation. A Drug Recognition Expert was called to assist, and Kramer was determined to be under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Kramer was charged with: Aggravated DWI with a child (Leandra’s Law), DWAI by the Combined Influence of Drugs or of Alcohol, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and several other V&T Law charges. Kramer was remanded to The Niagara County Jail pending her arraignment.