07 July 2021
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander
 
 
 

 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On July 6, 2021, at approximately 9:10 p.m., State Police attempted a traffic stop on Rensselaer Street in the town of Oswegatchie on a motorcycle traveling north at 59 mph in a posted 30 mph speed zone. The operator failed to stop, increasing speed and turning onto State Highway 812, then onto McIlwee Road. Out of concern for the operator’s safety, the pursuit was terminated. The motorcycle was later located on State Highway 812 in the town of Oswegatchie on the shoulder of the roadway. The operator, 32-year-old Cody B. Blackmer of Canton was arrested and charged with Unlawfully Fleeing a Police Officer 3rd degree. He was released on an appearance ticket returnable to Oswegatchie Town Court.

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