10 December 2019

 Major Eric L. Laughton
 Troop E Commander




State Police arrested the operator of the fleeing vehicle, Samuel Reyes, age 28, from Rochester,  for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, False Impersonation, Unlawful Fleeing, Resisting Arrest, and numerous traffic violations.

The investigation is continuing.


At approximately 6:33 p.m. the State Police in Rochester attempted to stop a motorist for a violation on Joseph Avenue when the operator failed to comply when troopers activated emergency lights.
The subject attempted to flee from the troopers when the operator of the fleeing vehicle struck another vehicle from behind.  The operator then fled on foot and troopers took the operator into custody on Weaver Street.

The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

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