A teen was arrested by New York State Police after allegedly taking troopers on a chase through Orange County when he failed to stop for a traffic violation.
Emir K. Georges, age 19, of Brooklyn, was arrested around 1:30 p.m., Sunday, April 25 after state police attempted to pull him over for a traffic violation on I-87 in Woodbury, said Trooper Tara McCormick.
Instead of stopping, Georges took police on a pursuit that lasted for about 12 miles before he pulled over, said McCormick.
Georges was taken into custody and charged with:
- Unlawful fleeing a police officer in a vehicle
- Reckless endangerment
- Reckless driving
He was released on an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in court in May.
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