DEPEYSTER Christopher A. Mayette, 47, of 1811 County Route 812, Waddington, was charged by state police with fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle and resisting arrest early Sunday.
Police said they responded to a call that Mr. Mayette was unwanted at a residence on Route 812 in Heuvelton. They said he had left the scene when the troopers arrived, but returned and passed by the house in his car. Police then followed, hoping to interview him about the incident, they said.
Police said Mr. Mayette then drove through the intersection of County Route 11 and East Road, lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree and a fence line. They said he tried to flee the scene of the accident on foot.
He is schedule to appear in Town Court.