posted on August 29, 2011 07:46
Alcohol was a factor in a deadly crash in Albion, according to Orleans County Sheriff's Deputies.
Terry Moyer, 17, of Albion was riding in the back seat early Sunday morning while a friend was driving and another teenager was in the front seat.
Deputies said the car was operated by 18 year old Joseph Pearl of Albion and was traveling at a high rate of speed on Culvert Road where it tunnels under the Erie Canal. The car went out of control as it came out of the tunnel and slammed into a tree.
Moyer was ejected from the back seat.
He was rushed to Medina Memorial where he died later in the morning.
The driver, Pearl, and the front seat passenger, 18-year-old Randall Vanhouten, were injured. Pearl was taken to Strong Memorial in Rochester while Vahouten was taken to Medina Memorial. Conditions of Pearl and Vanhouten were not available.
An Orleans County pilot escaped serious injury over the weekend when he was forced to make an emergency landing after his engine failed.
83-year-old Glenn Woolston was alone in his single engine experimental aircraft on Friday night.
He was forced to set down in a bean field in the Town of Carlton.
He was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
A LeRoy man has been arrested for allegedly targeting women at Batavia’s Target store.
39-year-old Douglas Uberty was just arrested but the incident dates back to April.
Deputies said Uberty hid in a women’s’ fitting room and peered over the wall into an adjacent room where one woman was trying on clothes.
Lawmen also said Uberty was following women around the store trying to look up their skirts.
Uberty was charged with disorderly conduct.
Can a guy in a clown suit, driving a golf cart while allegedly drunk, get away from police?
James Straub, 37, of Stoneham, Massachusetts, was spotted last night on Clinton Street driving a golf cart west from Terry Hills Golf Course.
Deputies say Straub was dressed as a clown when they stopped him and arrested him for DWI and refusing to take a breath test.
He was jailed.
Deputies said they were not "clowning" around.