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21 November 2019
Cohoes man arrested after fleeing traffic stop
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Robert E. Patnaude
Troop G Commander
On November 21, 2019, State Police in Latham arrested 29-year-old Robert J. Lewitinn of Cohoes, for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st degree (E felony), Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle 3rd degree.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on Monday, State Police attempted to initiate a stop of a vehicle traveling on Interstate 90 in the City of Albany, for a traffic infraction. The operator of the vehicle, later identified as Robert Lewitinn, refused to stop his vehicle and fled. The Trooper pursued Lewitinn before terminating the pursuit as he entered the City of Albany.
Lewitinn was later located at his residence and taken into custody. Lewitinn was arraigned in Albany City Court and remanded to Albany County Jail, he is due back in court at a later date.
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