Phelps Man Charged with Leaving the Scene, DWI

On August 15th, 2013 around 12:07 am the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested  Jason G. Batcheller, age 22, of 1416 White Road, Phelps, NY for Driving While Intoxicated. The arrest stems from a property damage accident that occured in a business parking lot on Cayuga Street around 11:45 pm on August 14th, 2013. Witnesses observed Batcheller’s vehicle backing into a parked vehicle causing severe damage. Witnesses stated that Batcheller then fled the scene. Police located Batcheller’s vehicle in a municipal parking lot which was occupied by Batcheller. Batcheller was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test, and Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage accident. Batcheller was arraigned at the Town of Fayette Court and was ROR’d. Batchellers next court appearance is on August 28th, 2013 at 9:00am.

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