Orchard Park Police find 14-year-old behind the wheel of a minivan

Posted at 11:07 AM, Jun 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-30 11:07:39-04

Orchard Park Police observed a minivan driving southbound on South Buffalo Street in Orchard Park early Saturday morning with no headlights or taillights activated.

Police attempted to stop the vehicle around 3:45 a.m. and the vehicle came to a stop after striking a curb.

Upon investigation, police discovered a 14-year-old Hamburg resident was operating the vehicle and had five other passengers with him all ages 13-14.

The parents of the operator were contacted and responded to the Orchard Park Police Station.

The 14-year-old operator faces unauthorized use of a vehicle charges, the five other youths were released to their parents.

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