Jefferson County Man Arrested Following Short Pursuit in Oswego County

Daniel Conlin

Daniel Conlin

FULTON – On Sunday (August 14), at approximately 2 a.m., State Police in Fulton attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta on State Route 48 in the town of Granby when the driver allegedly refused to comply.

Daniel Conlin
Daniel Conlin

The driver eventually stopped after three miles of being pursued on State Route 48 in the city of Fulton.

When troopers approached the vehicle, the operator, Daniel Conlin, stated multiple times that he was not going to get out of the vehicle, according to the report.

Conlin was given multiple verbal orders to exit the vehicle, however Conlin refused to exit the vehicle, police said.

Troopers reportedly were forced to break the driver’s side window and Conlin was removed from the vehicle and taken into custody without incident.

A search of the vehicle revealed several bags of marijuana were located in the front console area, police said.

Conlin, 22, from 173 Maple Street in Black River, NY, was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle while Impaired by drugs, Resisting Arrest, Failure to Obey a Police Officer and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

He was arraigned in the Town of Schroeppel Court and remanded to the Oswego County Jail on $2500 cash/$5,000 bond.