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Ptl Harvey

Police Chase Leads To Crash, DWI Arrest

Police Chase Leads

To Crash, DWI Arrest

ONEONTA – An unlicensed 21 year old driving the wrong way down Water and Chestnut Streets lead to a brief chase and arrest on multiple charges, including Aggravated DWI and Reckless Driving.

On Saturday Dec. 12 at about 1:10 a.m., the city of Oneonta Police Department officers Sgt Collison and Ptl Harvey observed a vehicle, driven by John C. Buffa II, 21, Plymouth, that left the parking garage and traveled the wrong way down Water Street.  In the process, he hit two vehicles and almost hit numerous pedestrians who jumped out of his way.

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