Albion, NY -- An Orleans County man is facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly tryring to run down a state trooper during a traffic stop in the Town of Yates.
It happened around 8:30 Tuesday night, when police say Carlos Botello, of Kendall, was seen driving erratically and initially did not stop. After a brief chase, troopers say Botello stopped, put his vehicle in reverse and accelated toward a trooper. The trooper dodged the vehicle, but the vehicle hit his cruiser and sped off. The chase ended in a field, where Botello's car became disabled and he was taken into custody.
Botello was arraigned and jailed on $250,000 bail.