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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
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:
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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