Two Suspects In Custody Following Hours-long Pursuit, No Charges Filed Yet
Published: March 8th, 2017
By: Ashley Babbitt

CHENANGO COUNTY – Multiple law enforcement agencies took part in a pursuit of suspects late Tuesday night, resulting in the detainment of two individuals.

It was reported by Chenango County Sheriff Ernest R. Cutting Jr. that at approximately 10:45 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Chenango County Sheriff’s Office investigators, in conjunction with officers from the Oxford and Norwich Police Departments were conducting an operation in the Village of Oxford.

Per a release from sheriff, the suspected vehicle failed to comply and officers were then led on an approximate eight mile pursuit from Oxford to Preston. The pursuit was said to have ended on Moon Hill Road in the Town of Plymouth.

It was reported that the suspect vehicle had crashed into a tree and the occupants of the vehicle then fled on foot.

Officers searched for approximately two and a half hours on foot before calling off the search of the individuals.


The Evening Sun

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