Unlicensed Driver Hits Patrol Vehicle, Passenger Had A Warrant

Modified: October 24, 2019 8:14am

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The Operator Struck a Parked Vehicle near the Rath Building


Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports a vehicle operated by 61-year-old Anthony Hunter struck a parked Sheriff’s vehicle on Pearl Street outside the Rath Building onTuesday.


At approximately 2:20 p.m., Deputies responded to the incident.  During their investigation, the Deputies discovered Anthony Hunter was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, suspended registration, and no insurance.  They also discovered the passenger, 51-year-old Keion Hunter of Buffalo, had an outstanding warrant out of the City of Buffalo.


Anthony Hunter is charged with misdemeanor counts of aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and operating a vehicle with a suspended license.  He was also issued vehicle and traffic tickets for operating a vehicle without a license and without insurance; he was later released.


Keion Hunter was turned over to Buffalo police for the warrant.


The Sheriff’s vehicle sustained little to no damage.