MAYVILLE – It looked like a very late night funeral procession heading slowly along Route 394 here Tuesday but Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies quickly determined it was actually a woman driving extremely slowly because she was allegedly high on drugs and was moving slowly to ensure she could stay on the road.
June Smith, 60, of Mayville was quickly pulled over by sheriff’s deputies called to the scene because she was “clocked” about 11:34 p.m. driving about 5 mph in a 35 mph zone and impeding a number of cars traveling behind her.
Deputies charged her with driving while impaired by drugs. Before she was driven to the sheriff’s office in Mayville, deputies found Smith had a wooden police-style billy club near the driver’s seat of her car. She was also charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth-degree and driving too slow. She is to answer to all the charges in Chautauqua Town Court here in several weeks.