Arrest in Herkimer high-speed chase

State Police have arrested a Syracuse man in connection with a high-speed chase that spanned two counties and ended in Herkimer Friday night.

Posted: Sep 14, 2019 8:55 PM

State Police have arrested a Syracuse man in connection with a high-speed chase that spanned two counties and ended in Herkimer Friday night. 

Thirty-year-old Corey Streeter, of Syracuse, is charged with criminal mischief, unlawfully fleeing a police officer and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police say the chase began in the town of Madison, when they answered a call for a man walking on the side of the road, yelling and throwing items. Police arrived to find the man walking around a NYSEG power substation, damagin wires with two machetes. Police say he took off in his car when he saw them. The case ended in the village of Herkimer, where State Police put down a spike strip, which gave the suspect vehicle a flat tire. 

Streeter was arragined in Hamilton Town Court and sent to the Madison County Jail. 

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