Major Jennifer Gottstine
Troop T Commander
Greenburgh, NY – On December 26, 2020, at approximately 10:40 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the Town of Greenburgh for a vehicle and traffic violation. After conducting a license check on the driver, Elisha D. Vazquez, 39, of Kingston, NY, and establishing probable cause to search the vehicle, Vazquez suddenly accelerated and fled the scene of the traffic stop. A pursuit ensued but was terminated shortly after.
With the assistance of the New York State Department of Corrections Community Supervision, Troopers were able to contact Vasquez, who turned himself into SP Tarrytown on January 8, 2021.
Vasquez was charged with Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd degree and Obstructing Governmental Administration in the 2nd degree; both Class A Misdemeanors. He was released with appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Greenburgh Court on February 26, 2021.