Things went from bad to worse on Friday for an Oneida man who allegedly attempted to blame erratic driving inside a school zone on cell phone usage.
Donald R. Lay, 35, of Oneida, was allegedly under the influence as he drove erratically through the Oneida High School zone on Main Street Friday morning. His driving prompted a complaint from another motorist when he allegedly came close to hitting another vehicle on Paint Rock Road on the east side of town.
Oneida Police Department Sgt. David Lee Stephens caught up with Lay’s vehicle on Main Street, observing it crossing the center line twice and almost colliding head-on with another vehicle.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and address to which your newspaper is mailed to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.
The complete story can be found in the March 22, 2018 print edition of the Independent Herald.