Sheriff: Man on drugs arrested after driving doorless car with axe in roof, no windshield

WETHERSFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Wyoming County Sheriff’s office arrested a man after finding a suspicious vehicle in the Town of Wethersfield.

On Monday, deputies found the suspicious vehicle on Youngers Rd. near Wethersfield Rd. after receiving a report.

The vehicle had no doors, no windshield, no license plates and an axe stuck in the roof.

Deputies tested the driver, Java resident Jared Price, 21, to see if he was intoxicated. They say he “performed poorly” when tested.

When taken back to the Sheriff’s office, a Drug Recognition Expert said Price was impaired by multiple drugs.

Subsequently, he was accused of the following crimes:

  • DWAI-drugs
  • DWAI by the Combined Influence of Drugs
  • No License Plates
  • Unregistered Motor Vehicle
  • Operating Without Insurance
  • No Front Windshield
  • No Safety Glass

After being arraigned in Town of Gainesville Court, Price’s bail was set at $10,000.

He will be back in court on Aug. 1. 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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