Major Jennifer Gottstine
Troop T Commander
Mamaroneck, NY – On March 25, 2021, at approximately 10:10 p.m., State Police attempted to stop a vehicle on I-95 in the village of Mamaroneck for a vehicle and traffic violation. The vehicle sped up and continued northbound, where a brief pursuit ensued. Troopers terminated the pursuit for safety reasons, due to approaching a work zone with a lane closure.
Once through the work zone, Troopers discovered the fleeing vehicle had crashed at exit 18B. The driver and two passengers were all exiting the vehicle and reported no injuries. The driver, Emily J. Mackinnon-Dunbar, 21, of Waterbury, CT, initially resisted arrest, but was subsequently taken into custody and transported to SP New Rochelle for processing.
Mackinnon-Dunbar was charged with Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration in the 2nd degree, Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree, and Resisting Arrest; all Class A Misdemeanors, Reckless Driving; an Unclassified Misdemeanor, and Reckless Endangerment (Property); a Class B Misdemeanor.
She was issued appearance tickets returnable to the Village of Mamaroneck Court on April 29, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.