A high-speed chase between a local man on his motorcycle and police ended with the man in handcuffs.

Monday around 2:40 p.m., New York State Police from Livingston noticed a motorcycle pass a car in a no passing zone. As the trooper tried to stop the rider, later identified as 21-year-old Alexander Anelli, from Elizaville, allegedly fled the scene.

Police say a high-speed chase continued for about 8 miles before Anelli eventually did stop for police.

Anelli was charged with unlawful fleeing from a police officer, reckless driving, unlawful possession of marijuana, unlicensed operation, unregistered operation, failure to comply with a police officer, speeding, and numerous other vehicle and traffic violations

He was arraigned before the Town of Livingston Court and remanded to Columbia County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash and $10,000 bond. He is due to return to court on July 14.

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