Police: Teen caught racing

TUPPER LAKE – A local teen was charged for allegedly racing his truck in the Municipal Park Monday evening.

Austen Toohey, 19, of Tupper Lake, was charged with reckless driving, unauthorized speed contest and criminal mischief in the fourth degree, all misdemeanors, at 6:28 p.m. Monday.

Police said Toohey raced his 2004 Ford truck against another person, whose name he would not share with police.

Toohey was arraigned, released to probation and scheduled to appear in village court July 15.