06 April 2022
Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
Troop A Commander


On March 28, 2022, SP Olean Troopers arrested Brandon M. Blackshear, 38, of Rochester, NY for Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer 3rd Degree and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree.

After fleeing form an attempted traffic stop on I-86 in the Town of Carrollton on March 11, 2022, Troopers determined Blackshear, the driver, fled in the vehicle from the scene, leading Troopers on a pursuit in the town of Carrollton and Allegany.  During the pursuit, Blackshear threw a small bag cocaine from the vehicle.

Blackshear was arrested and arraigned in Allegany County Court, where he was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail without bail, as he was wanted on a Federal Warrant.

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