Thume admits to police chase

PERU - Elijah Thume, 22, Schuyler Falls has admitted he tried to outrun police last November when he was attempting to avoid a sobriety checkpoint on Route 22.

The chase took him and the police north on Interstate-87, ending when Thume's car flipped near Exit 39.

Thume was charged with driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and fleeing a police officer.

He will return to court May 10.

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