Crime & Safety
Man arrested after fleeing on stolen ATV
Lindley, New York – According to New York State Police a Caton man wanted for burglary has been arrested after he fled police on a stolen ATV in Pennsylvania.
A 28-year-old, Jeffery McChesney, was arrested on August 29, 2022, after Pa. State Police found him operating a stolen-four-wheeler.
According to police, they initially started to pursue due to McChesney being in connection to a burglary in Pa.
McChesney fled into the town of Lindley N.Y., then crashed the ATV, and was arrested when he was found by New York State Police walking along the road.
According to NYSP, McChesney was also wanted in connection to several burglaries in the Caton area. He was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 3rd degree, a class D Felony.
McChesney will be turned over to Pa. State Police as a Fugitive From Justice at a later time, NYSP said.
Currently, he is currently being held in the Steuben County Jail.