Lakewood Man Allegedly Flees Police, Also Charged In Monday Burglary

UPDATE: Police said the vehicle was stolen from Luv Toyota in Lakewood.
SHERMAN – A Village of Lakewood man is facing a number of charges after allegedly fleeing police on I-86 Tuesday afternoon.

New York State Police in Jamestown said that Troopers tried to pull over Collin A. Slack, 22, on the westbound lane of  I-86 in the Town of Poland for allegedly driving 87 in a 65 m.p.h. zone.
Police said Slack initially stopped but as the Trooper approached his vehicle Slack accelerated at a high rate of speed.

Image by New York State Police.

The vehicle reportedly continued westbound on I-86 at speeds in excess of 130 mph.
Police deployed stop sticks, a tire deflation device, to knock out Slack’s front tires ending the chase.
As the car came to rest police said Slack jumped out and fled into the woods.
Image by New York State Police.

Police said Slack was apprehended approximately one mile from the scene by both State Troopers and the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department.
Slack is charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property, second-degree fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle, first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree criminal mischief, fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and resisting arrest.

Police said Slack will also be charged with third-degree burglary by Lakewood Busti Police from a burglary that occurred on Dec. 3, 2018.

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