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02 July 2018
Paterson, NJ man arrested after pursuit with New York State Police.
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
 Troop T Commander
 
 

PRESS RELEASE
 

 
Freddy L. Acosta 



Yonkers, NY – On July 1, 2018, at approximately 3:52 a.m., State Police were dispatched to the area of I-87 near the I-287 merge in the city of Yonkers for a possible disabled vehicle. After responding and locating a Chevrolet Camaro parked occupied with the engine running, State Police attempted to render aide to the driver. After approaching the vehicle, the driver Freddy L. Acosta, age 29, of Paterson, NJ fled the scene. A short pursuit was initiated, the vehicle then exited I-287 onto the Sprain Parkway. The pursuit continued for approximately 5 miles until the operator self-terminated the pursuit and pulled over on the right shoulder. Acosta was taken into custody without further incident. He was transported and processed at SP Tarrytown, where is blood alcohol content was determined to be .11%. He was subsequently charged with:
 
  • Driving While Intoxicated; a Unclassified Misdemeanor
  • Operating a Motor Vehicle with a BAC .08% of 1% Alcohol or More; a Unclassified Misdemeanor   
  • Multiple vehicle and traffic violations
 
Acosta was issued traffic tickets which were made returnable to the city of Yonkers Court on July 12, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. Acosta was released to a sober third party, no injuries reported.  
 


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