Kendall Man Accused of Attempting to Hit a State Trooper

Published 09/04 2013 07:32AM

Updated 09/04 2013 07:43AM

Yates, NY--An Orleans County man is facing an attempted murder charge after state police say he tried to run down a trooper.
Authorities said 42-year-old Carlos Botello of Kendall, was driving on State Route 18 in the Town of Yates when state police tried to pull him over.
After a short chase, Botello eventually pulled over and an officer approached the vehicle.
That's when police said Botello put the car in reverse and accelerated directly at the trooper.
The officer was not hit.
Botello was eventually taken into custody.
He's currently being held on $250,000 bail.

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