MARILLA MOM WHO WANTED TO TAKE TWO TEENS ON JOYRIDE ARRESTED AFTER CAR ROLLS OVER
March 5, 2013- Town of Marilla- Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard is announcing the arrest of a 35 year old Marilla woman on several misdemeanors and infractions for her role in allowing a 15 year old to drive her car because she admitted to being too intoxicated; the result ended in a rollover accident on Williston Road in the Town of Marilla at around 10:00 PM Monday evening.
Amy Cavallaro of Bush Gardens, Marilla, told deputies she wanted to take her relative and his friend on a “joy ride” Monday evening but soon realized she was too intoxicated to drive. She then permitted the teen to drive her and her relative around. However, it wasn’t long before the juvenile “rolled” the vehicle over.
Cavallaro suffered a fractured right shoulder and injuries to her arm. She was transported to ECMC by Mercy Flight. For her actions and reckless behavior that facilitated the accident and compromised the well-being of the two juveniles in her care at the time, Cavallaro was charged with the following misdemeanors and infractions by Deputies John Szczepanski and Richard ONeil.
Reckless Endangerment- 2nd Degree (Misdemeanor); Acting in Manner injurious to a child less than 17 years of age (Misdemeanor); Permitting Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle (Infraction); No seat belt- front seat passenger 16 years old or over (Infraction); Back seat passenger –age 7-15 with no approved safety belt (Infraction); Front Seat passenger age 7-15 years old with no safety belt (Infraction).
The juveniles were also transported to ECMC via separate ambulances to be checked out; they did not suffer any injuries.
Deputies contacted Child Protective Services about the incident.