Major Scott D. Field
Troop T Commander
Henrietta, NY – On October 23, 2022, at approximately 2:00 p.m., State Police received multiple calls reporting an erratic vehicle traveling on eastbound on I-90. Troopers spotted the vehicle matching the description and observed numerous violations. Troopers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver failed to comply, and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit was terminated after the vehicle exited the Thruway at Exit 34 (Canastota).
At approximately 4:00 p.m., State Police received an additional call regarding an erratic vehicle matching the description from the previous complaint, traveling westbound on I-90. Troopers observed the vehicle and initiated another pursuit. The driver continued driving recklessly until a tire deflation device was used to disable the vehicle in the town of Henrietta. The driver, Alicia Carrier, 27, of Niagara Falls, NY, was taken into custody. State Police contacted the landscaping company which owned the vehicle, who confirmed the truck was observed on video surveillance being stolen from the business on October 22, 2022.
Carrier was subsequently charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd degree; a Class D Felony, Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle 3rd degree and Reckless Driving; both Misdemeanors. She was issued appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Henrietta Court on November 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.