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Police: Pennellville Man Arrested After Chase Hits 105 MPH

A Pennellville man wound up in jail in Cortland County after what police said was a brief but fast chase.

State Police allege that John R. Perry, 29, fled a traffic stop along Route 81 in the town of Cortlandville.

Police said Perry drove about 8 miles, hitting 105 miles an hour at one point.

They said the chase ended when Perry tried making a U-turn but was going too fast.  The car flipped over.

He suffered minor injuries in the crash and was treated at the scene by an ambulance crew.

Police charged him with resisting arrest, fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle, criminal impersonation, marijuana possession, aggravated unlicensed operation and several other traffic charges.

He was arraigned in the town of Cortlandville and sent to the county jail in lieu of bail.