Amish Teen Takes Cops on Buggy Chase

Police say he was drinking a beer
By Tim Karan,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 20, 2011 3:17 PM CDT
A 17-year-old Amish boy was charged with having a can of beer while driving his buggy.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – You shouldn't drink and drive—no matter what kind of horsepower you're riding. A 17-year-old Amish boy driving a buggy in upstate New York led deputies on a short chase after they saw him with an open can of beer, reports the Buffalo News. Once stopped, deputies say he was belligerent. Among the charges: Resisting arrest, unlawful possession of alcohol because he's under 21, and insufficient tail lamps.

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