PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WETM) JAN. 28 UPDATE: The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office in NY has arrested a woman in connection to Thursday night’s high-speed chase that was connected, in turn, to a stolen vehicle from Painted Post.
According to the Office, the vehicle was located by SiriusXM Radio in the parking lot at Tioga Downs. Megan Marsh, the driver, allegedly fled west on River Road when a deputy tried to pull her over. She fled into Athens, Pa. before crossing back into New York.
As the deputy chased Marsh, more agenices joined as she drove along SR 220 before getting the I-86 westbound. Unlike previously reported, the vehicle suffered a mechanical failure and came to a stop.
Marsh was arrested and arraigned in the Town of Tioga Court on several traffic violations. Bail was set at $10 and she was taken to the Tioga County Jail to be returned to Painted Post to face additional charges. Marsh also has an active warrant from another law enforcement agency.
Painted Post Police are asking the community to be on the lookout for a vehicle that was allegedly stolen Thursday morning.
According to the Village of Painted Post Police Department, a 2016 Subaru Forester was stolen from Stull Lane around 9:44 a.m. on January 27. Police said the vehicle was left running and no one was in it when the theft happened.
The vehicle has the license plate number JNT6364. Anyone with information about the vehicle is asked to call the Painted Post Police Department at 607-962-4604 or 911 if you see the vehicle.
This is the second vehicle theft in the Corning-Painted Post area this week. On Tuesday, a car owner was allegedly dragged a short distance during a struggle with a car thief while trying to prevent his car from being stolen.