Elmira Man Arrested Following Foot Chase
ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- An Elmira man is behind bars, facing a number of charges after officers say he ran from police.
Shawn Santiago, 27, was arrested Sunday following a traffic stop on Redfield Drive.
West Elmira Police tell us, they pulled Santiago over around 5:50 p.m., but police say when he stopped the car, he got out and ran.
The officer on the scene pursued the suspect on foot and called for backup.
Officers from the Elmira Police Department, Chemung County Sheriff's office and State Police all responded.
Officials were finally able to catch up with the suspect.
Santiago was arrested and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd Degree, Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration, and Resisting Arrest.