Man charged in connection with Canandaigua chaos appears in court

Created: 09/03/2014 11:58 AM WHEC.com

A man accused of going on a road rage rampage in Canandaigua was in court Wednesday morning.

According to our news partners at the Messenger Post, a preliminary hearing for William Lantier was supposed to be scheduled today but that will be delayed because there are still many questions about the case.

His attorney said they need more time looking into Lantier's diabetes diagnosis and whether that may have played a role. Prosecutors say they still need to talk to more witnesses. We're also told more charges, including felonies, could be filed.

Investigators say Lantier hit several cars along Route 332 last week. He is charged with DWI, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident.     

News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.


Broken Clouds
84° | 64°
  • Feels like: 80° F
  • Wind: NW 5mph
  • Humidity: 66%
  • Tue Mix of sun and clouds
    87° | 64°
  • Wed Mostly sunny
    88° | 65°
  • Thu More sun than clouds
    83° | 66°
  • Fri Plenty of sun
    84° | 65°