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Ontario County man arrested for DWI after nearly hitting deputy's vehicle

According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, 26-year-old James Walburn III of Phelps was driving eastbound on Route 31 just before midnight when he turned on Whitbeck Road. He turned directly in front of a deputy's vehicle, nearly causing a crash.

ARCADIA, N.Y. (WHAM) - An Ontario County man is facing numerous charges, including DWI, after he nearly hit a deputy's vehicle Saturday night in Arcadia.

According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, 26-year-old James Walburn III of Phelps was driving eastbound on Route 31 just before midnight when he turned on Whitbeck Road. He turned directly in front of a deputy's vehicle, nearly causing a crash.

Walburn was arrested for felony Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated having a BAC of .16%, failure to yield the right of way, failure to keep right and no turn signal.

Walburn was released on tickets by the Arcadia Town Judge and is scheduled to reappear in Arcadia Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.

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