Deputies use GPS tracking darts during chase

Two Mount Morris men are facing charges following a police pursuit in Livingston County.

On June 26, Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies say they identified a stolen on I-390. The Rochester Police Department confirmed that the car had been stolen from the city.

Deputies say they attempted to stop the car and that the driver failed to pull over. The driver exited I-390 and headed south on Route 408 towards the Village of Mount Morris. The driver reached speeds over 80 mph, according to deputies. 

During the pursuit, deputies deployed the Star Chase GPS pursuit tracking system. The GPS dart attached to the stolen car, and the driver stopped. 



The driver, 26-year-old Montrya Brown, was arrested and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs (DWAI), criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of stolen property, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, reckless driving, and unlawful fleeing a police officer. Deputies say Brown was in possession of crack cocaine.

The passenger, 28-year-old Levert Giles, was charged with criminal possession of stolen property.

Brown and Giles were both arraigned in the Village of Mount Morris Court. Brown was remanded to the custody of the Sheriff without bail. Giles was remanded on $2,500 cash/$5,000 bond bail.


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