Beaver Dams man facing multiple charges after multi-county chase

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BEAVER DAMS, N.Y. (WETM) – One person has been charged after a multi-county police chase that stretched across the Twin Tiers.

Nicholas Ingersoll, 24, of Beaver Dams was arrested after the chase that began on Sept. 4 in Montour Falls. The chase began after police say Ingersoll failed to stop for a traffic violation in Schuyler County.

Ingersoll led police on a chase that went through the Towns of Montour, Catharine (Schuyler County), Veteran, Catlin (Chemung County) Dix, and Orange (Schuyler County).

During the pursuit, police say Ingersoll struck a Schuyler County Sheriff’s Patrol vehicle and attempted to strike a New York State Police vehicle.

Ingersoll was also found with several components and materials used in the production of methamphetamine, according to police.

Ingersoll was charged with the following offenses:

· Unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the third degree, a class A misdemeanor

· Reckless Endangerment in the first degree, a class D Felony

· Criminal Mischief in the third degree, a class E Felony

· Reckless Driving, an unclassified misdemeanor

· Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, an unclassified misdemeanor

· Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine in the third degree, a Class D Felony

· Multiple Vehicle and Traffic violations

Ingersoll was arraigned in the Village of Montour Falls Court where he was remanded to jail in lieu of $10,000/$20,000 bail/bond.

Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted by the New York State Police and Chemung County Sheriff’s Office.

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