Conklin man, 79, leads police on pursuit that ends on Windsor golf course

WINDSOR, N.Y. - A Conklin man is facing felony charges after leading police on a pursuit on Monday.

Police say a trooper observed Freddie Maliwacki Sr., 79, speeding at 93 mph around 4 p.m. on I-81 north near the PA line in the Town of Kirkwood when he attempted to pull him over.

Maliwacki refused to stop, and led authorities on a pursuit that covered several rural roads in the Town of Kirkwood and Windsor.

Police say the pursuit ended when a Broome County Sheriff's deputy used a spike strip on State Route 79 in the Town of Windsor.

Maliwacki continued to drive with punctured tires into the Golden Oak Golf Course, where he struck an embankment and caused his vehicle to become disabled.

Maliwacki was arrested and charged with the felonies of reckless endangerment 1st degree and criminal mischief 2nd degree.

Several troopers and deputies were involved in the pursuit.

Maliwacki was arraigned in the Town of Windsor Court and was taken to the Broome County Jail with no bail set.


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