NORWICH – The Chenango County Court convened for a morning session last Friday, June 17, where the case of Joenrique Torres was heard. District Attorney Joseph McBride represented the people of Chenango County, while The Honorable Judge Frank B. Revoir Jr. presided over matter.
Torres, 20, along with Joel E. Ramos, 22, both of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, were charged with tampering with physical evidence, a class E felony; and unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, a class A misdemeanor, as well as other traffic violations after leading authorities on a high-speed chase on Feb. 7, 2016.
It is alleged that the pair failed to pull over for a speeding violation in the Village of Oxford. The pair continued southbound on State Route 12 at speeds reaching 105 mph. Ramos was identified as the driver of the vehicle – a 2011 Chevy HHR.