Man Flees Police on I-84 in Hudson Valley
A Bronx man with a criminal past in the Hudson Valley was arrested after a chase with police on Interstate 84.
On Tuesday, New York State Police from Brewster arrested 26-year-old Earl J. Allen of Bronx for three counts of possession of a forged instrument, tampering with evidence, felonies, resisting arrest, obstruction of governmental administration, operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, misdemeanors and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
Around 2:10 a.m., troopers pulled over a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Interstate 84 in the town of Southeast.
While interviewing the driver, Allen, a strong odor of marijuana was detected, police say.
Allen is accused of possessing 4.2 grams of marijuana and a fake driver’s licenses.
Allen fled on foot on Interstate 84 while throwing credit cards and personal checks, police say. He was placed into custody without further incident a short distance from the vehicle.
Allen was arraigned before the town of Southeast Court and remanded to the Putnam County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.
In Nov. Allen was arrested on I-84 in Putnam County for allegedly possessing a stolen car.
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