Whitesboro PD: man led police on high speed pursuit reaching 100 mph

By WKTV News

WHITESBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) - A man is facing numerous charges after leading multiple law enforcement agencies on a high speed chase that began in the Village of Whitesboro and reached speeds of up to 100 mph.

According to Whitesboro Police, shortly after 1:45 a.m. On Tuesday, July 31, Whitesboro Police were pursuing a motorcycle traveling eastbound on Main Street in the village. When police attempted to stop the motorcycle on Main Street, they say the operator, Sandy Agosto, failed to comply with police and reached speeds of 100 mph in a 30 mph zone.

Police say the pursuit continued onto the westbound lane of Oriskany Boulevard, where Agosto reached a speed of 98 mph in a 40 mph zone. The pursuit continued for a short time, and Agosto later stopped the motorcycle on Sandy Pond Lane in Whitesboro, where he was taken in custody.

He has been charged with DWI, unlawful fleeing a police office in a motor vehicle, failure to comply with a lawful order, speed in zone, passing red signal, failure to keep right, unapproved helmet, unlawful speedometer, no distinctive license plate, refusal to take breath test, and failure to notify DMV of address change.

Agosto was later arraigned on the charges in the Village of Whitesboro Court where he was released.

The Whitesboro Police Department was assisted by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, Yorkville Police Department and Whitestown Police Department.

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