31 August 2020
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


Pursuit ends with charges for Freedom man

On August 24, 2020, SP Machias Troopers arrested Timothy J. Halper, 36, of Freedom, NY for Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer 3rd Degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree, and numerous traffic infractions.

Troopers attempted to make a traffic stop of Halper’s vehicle on West Yorkshire Road in the town of Yorkshire, at which time Halper failed to comply and began to flee. Halper led Troopers on a pursuit on Savage Road, North Protection Road, State Route 16, State Route 39, and Vail Road. Halper was arrested on Vail Road in the town of Collins, where he abandoned his vehicle and fled on foot.

Halper was released with appearance tickets returnable to the Yorkshire Town Court, Sardinia Town Court, Holland Town Court, Concord Town Court, Springville Village Court, and Collins Town Court, where he is due to appear in September.

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