Sheriff's Deputies: Newark teen steals grandmother's car and causes crash in Palmyra

Posted at: 05/09/2013 9:02 PM

A Newark teen has been arrested and charged with stealing his grandmother's car and causing a crash in Palmyra.

Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies say Jeffrey Tyler, 16, of Newark, took his grandmother's car without permission and caused a two car crash at the intersection of Hogback Road and Port Gibson Road in Palmyra. The crash happened around 3:30p.m. on April 20.

Tyler was issued citations from the crash including failure to yield the right of way, failure to stop at a stop sign, no insurance and unlicensed operator.

On May 3, Tyler was subsequently arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.  He was issued an appearance ticket.