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Father, son from town of Lee facing charges in separate incidents

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A father and son were arrested in the town of Lee following a snowmobile fail to comply investigation.

LEE, N.Y. – A father and son from the town of Lee were both arrested earlier this week for unrelated reasons.

According to Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, a snowmobiler failed to stop for deputies on Rome-Taberg Road in Rome on Jan. 11 around 7: 45 p.m., and fled from them through a farm field.

Following an investigation, the sheriff’s office identified the snowmobiler as 50-year-old Cory Tennant.

Maciol says after Tennant fled from deputies on Rome-Taberg Road, he went through the woods and entered a housing development, driving around several houses before going through a yard and heading north on Gore Road.

Deputies found the snowmobile at a home on Gore Road behind several trucks parked in the driveway.

When authorities determined the snowmobiler was Tennant, they also found active warrants for his son, 26-year-old Cory L. Tennant.

Both Tennants turned themselves in to police.

The father was issued five tickets for an unregistered snowmobile, no insurance for the snowmobile, operating a snowmobile on a highway, an inadequate taillight and failure to comply with a police officer.

The son was turned over to the sheriff’s office for the active warrant, and was remanded to the Oneida County jail.

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