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Lengthy pursuit involving stolen vehicle ends in Hopewell

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man following a vehicle pursuit, which involved law enforcement agencies from two counties.

Wilber W. Quintana, 34, of Rochester was pursued into Ontario County by deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office during the early-morning hours of Tuesday.

Deputies in Ontario County say that the pursuit was concluded in the Town of Hopewell on State Route 5 when they deployed a ‘stop stick’. Deputies also used a rolling road block to help end the pursuit.

Quintana was taken into custody with incident and was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, unlawfully fleeing a police officer, and several other vehicle and traffic violations.

Deputies say that Quintana was operating a stolen vehicle.

He was held pending arraignment.


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