Inlet police find suspect accused of fleeing police, reckless operation

Photo courtesy of Inlet police

Inlet police say they have identified the suspect and no further assistance is needed at this time. They thank the public all for its enormous help.

Posted: Jan 19, 2021 11:33 AM
Updated: Jan 20, 2021 1:06 PM

INLET, N.Y. – Town of Inlet police have arrested a man accused of fleeing from a forest ranger after he was stopped while riding his snowmobile near Bug Lake Trail on Saturday.

Police say 21-year-old Jordan M. Schurko was traveling on Uncase Road when he saw emergency vehicles ahead, and did a U-turn to evade the trail check. The forest ranger caught up with Schurko and attempted to place him in custody. The suspect then fled the scene. Authorities pursued him for a short time but pulled back when it wasn’t safe to continue the chase.

The suspect was found and arrested on Tuesday.

Schurko has been charged with the following:

  • Unlawfully fleeing a police officer
  • Second-degree reckless endangerment
  • Resisting arrest
  • Second-degree harassment
  • Speeding
  • Reckless operation
  • Failure to stop for an emergency vehicle

He was released and is scheduled to return to court on March 9.

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