Several Officers Injured Following Lengthy Pursuit
The chase started in the City of Newburgh and ended in the Town of Marlboro.
On Wednesday at approximtely 9:30 a.m. City of Newburgh Police attempted to pull a vehicle over in the area of of Carson and S. Lander Street. The vehicle, a 2005 GMC Sierra pickup truck, feigned pulling over in the area of Benkard Ave and Liberty Street before pulling away at a high rate of speed.
The driver of the vehicle lead police onto Route 9W north and through the Town of Newburgh and Town of Marlboro. The vehicle evenually crashed into a police vehicle in the area of 27 Bingham Road.
The driver fled on foot into an orchard at Truncali Farms. He ws apprehended a short time later. The driver was identified Darren Marcisak, 43, from
the Town of New Paltz.
Marcisak had several outstanding warrants, including one for driving under the influence of drugs. he was taken to St. Lukes Hospital for treatment and evaluation.
Marcisak is being charged with several counts of reckless endangerment, two counts of Assault, Criminal Mischief 3rd degree, Reckless Driving, Failure to Comply, Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident, felony DWI Drugs, Resisting Arrest, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and a large amount of traffic tickets.
Several police officers responded to St. Lukes to be treated for monir injuries.