Criminal Possession of Stolen Property/AUO 2nd

The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on March 22nd , 2022,at 09:32 PM, Seneca County Deputies arrested Chad M Chapman, Age 36, of 196 Lilac Lane Syracuse NY 13209, on State Route 89 in the Town of Covert. Chapman was charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd, Failure to keep right, Failure to use designated lane, Failure to stop at a stop sign, and Failure to make a safe turn and failure to obey a police officer.

Deputies report that the arrest stems from a police pursuit of a stolen vehicle that began in Tomkins County. When the pursuit entered Seneca County, Seneca County Deputies were able to use stop sticks to puncture the tires of the stolen vehicle. The vehicle was eventually stopped and Chapman was taken into custody before being turned over to jail staff to await arraignment.