#1Mar 12th, 2012
Four Amish youth have been arrested on alcohol-possession charges in western New York state after a sheriff's patrol car hit a buggy (external - login to view) while responding to a report of underage drinking, The Buffalo News reports.
Chautauqua County deputies say several containers of alcoholic beverages were found in two buggies, including the one that flipped. A passenger in the buggy suffered minor injuries.
Deputies say other buggies fled the scene, The News reports.
The buggy was hit after two of the vehicles switched lanes as the patrol car approached, the Erie Times-News reports (external - login to view).
The 20-year-old driver of the overturned buggy was charged with unlawfully dealing with a child. Deputies say he had allegedly been hosting the illegal drinking party, the Times-News says.
Amish buggy carrying alcohol collides with patrol car (external - login to view)