Police: Geneva man crashed stolen vehicle into home
Posted at: 09/16/2013 8:49 AM
An 18-year-old Geneva man is facing charges after police say he crashed a stolen vehicle into a home.
Investigators say around 3 a.m. Saturday, a Geneva Police officer was pursuing a stolen vehicle on Pulteney Street when it crashed into a home on nearby Jay Street, damaging the guardrail and the home’s foundation. No one was home at the time of the crash.
Police took the driver, Ryan Michael Bassett, into custody at the scene. He is charged with DWI, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and numerous vehicle and traffic violations. He was remanded to the Ontario County Jail in lieu of bail.
News10NBC is told the officer involved in the pursuit suffered an ankle injury at the time of Bassett’s arrest.