Amish youth accused of drinking beer in buggy leads police on chase in New York - NYPOST.com
CONEWANGO, N.Y. -- An Amish teenager allegedly led police on a short chase in his buggy Monday after deputies observed him drinking beer in the vehicle in western New York.
According to authorities, Lewis D. Hostetler, 17, was seen driving his buggy with a can of beer in his hand about 1:00am local time while sheriff's deputies were patrolling on Route 62 in Conewango, N.Y., 59 miles (95km) south of Buffalo, The Buffalo News reported.
When officers attempted to stop the vehicle Hostetler led them on a brief chase, police said.
Hostetler was charged with resisting arrest, second-degree obstructing governmental administration, unlawful possession of an alcoholic beverage with intent to consume by a person under age 21, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, insufficient tail lamps and littering on a highway.