Mobile Phone Biker News

BNN: Deputy charged with DWI in Amherst crash: Biker News Network, Out Run By No One,1%er,Outlaw
Biker News Network
Bikers -N- Friends  | Who's Online  | Who's a Rat?  |  Shop OBWorld  |  DONATE  |  Brothers Memorial  |  Contact Us

Username:
Password:
Remember
Username:
Keep Me
Logged On:

    Register  Register
    Forgot Password  Forgot Password


Add Your E-mail Address to our Mailing List

BNN's Favorite Links

The Big Schwag's Official website
(views 57832)

Bikes That Suck
(views 91664)

Bikers -N- Friends
(views 76423)





CGB:

Deputy charged with DWI in Amherst crash

--ADVERTISEMENT--
(Click ESC to stop the shaking)

BY: Maki Becker
Source: Buffalo News

Amherst, New York - An Erie County Sheriff's deputy was charged with driving while intoxicated and vehicular assault after he allegedly struck and critically injured a motorcyclist from behind at about 4 a.m. Saturday, Amherst police said.

The deputy, Michael E. Haug, 28, of Kenmore, was off-duty at the time of the crash, authorities said.

The victim, Daniel J. Colosimo, 37, of the Town of Tonawanda was thrown from his 1982 Suzuki motorcycle. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center where he was being treated for head injuries. Amherst police said doctors listed him in critical condition.

Investigators with the Amherst Police Accident Investigation Unit said in a statement that the incident occurred at about 4:07 a.m. Colosimo was stopped at a red light on the westbound side of Sheridan Drive, at Bailey Avenue. He was struck from behind by Haug, who was driving a 2011 Jeep, police said.

Haug was arrested and taken to Amherst Police headquarters. He refused a blood-alcohol test and Amherst police obtained a court order from a judge to have his blood drawn, authorities said.

Haug, who has been on the force for 5½ years and has family members who are local law enforcement, was immediately suspended without pay pending the outcome of criminal and administrative investigations, the sheriff's office said.

He was expected to be arraigned this morning in Amherst Town Court.

The Sheriff's Office said that if Haug is granted bail and does not make it, he would be transported to a nearby county jail rather than the Erie County Holding Center because of his familiarity with the holding center as a deputy.

Eggertsville firefighters and Twin City Ambulance assisted at the scene of the crash.

Amherst police are asking any witnesses to the crash to call 689-1311.

News

Click Here for the original article


Click Here to open the original article in a pop-up new window




Disclaimer: The opinions in this article are solely those of the writer, and may not reflect the beliefs of anyone at the Biker News Network/Outlaw Biker World.
This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of political, human rights, economic, democracy, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible on this site or through this service, you may notify our copyright agent, as set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA). For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, it must meet certain criteria, and you must Click Here to contact acting agent.

Posted on 8/5/2012 9:19 AM | CGB
|




You must be logged in to read all comments or to add comments





Click here to get the news on your site

Click here to get the news on your site

Recommend Us





Get your news on





© Copyright 1997 - 2014
By Law, these pages and graphics herein are under copyright and are under ownership of "BNN: Bikie held on drug and firearm charges: Biker News Network, Out Run By No One,1%er,Outlaw" and may only be used if requested by Email.
BNN