Teen arrested for assaulting deputy at school function

Posted at 3:50 PM, Sep 12, 2016

The Erie County Sheriff's Office says a 16-year-old Clarence student was arrested Friday after she physically assaulted a Deputy outside of a school function.


Deputies say the student was intoxicated, and school officials had asked a uniformed Deputy working the event to eject the student.


According to those on scene, the Deputy observed the student was intoxicated, and attempted to move the student when she ran from the Deputy.

Deputy Vogl attempted to detain the girl, but the student resisted and according to police hit the Deputy in the face with a closed fist. Another Deputy came to assist, and placed the girl under arrest.


The 16-year-old was charged with a felony county of assaulting an officer,misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest, false personation, and obstructing governmental administration.  She was also charged with harassment and disorderly conduct and later taken to the holding center.  The subject was released later that night and she faces future court proceedings in Clarence.


Deputy Vogl sustained some facial and upper body injuries and is expected to be back working soon.

The Clarence Central School District released the following statement to 7 Eyewitness News:

"The Clarence Central School District will not comment on matters pertaining to students.  Student information is confidential and is protected by the Family Rights and Privacy Act.  Like all school districts, Clarence has a code of conduct and violations are dealt with according to the procedures outlined in that document."