Man with suspended license arrested after caught speeding

COVINGTON, N.Y. (WIVB) – State Police say a man whose license has been suspended eight times was arrested after troopers pulled him over for speeding.

On Monday, troopers stopped 26-year-old Jason Barnhart of Batavia for allegedly going 73 MPH in a 55 MPH zone on Rt. 246 in the Town of Covington. A check revealed Barnhart’s license has been suspended eight times for failing to answer previous traffic violations.

Troopers placed Barnhart under arrest on charges of speeding and second degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

He was taken to the Wyoming County Jail on $200 bail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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