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Colonie man pleads guilty to felony reckless endangerment

— Leon Gordan, 28, of Colonie, pleaded guilty to one count of reckless endangerment in the first degree, a felony, on Tuesday, March 6, stemming from a November 2011 incident, according to information from Albany County District Attorney David Soares' office.

On Nov. 18, 2011, Gordan was observed driving a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker and temporary plates and tried to elude officers by performing several erratic driving maneuvers, including driving up to 70 miles per hour, weaving in and out of moving traffic, making illegal U-turns, traveling the wrong way around a traffic circle and ultimately striking three vehicles and a utility pole before attempting to flee on foot and being apprehended by officers, according to information from Soares' office.

Gordan has been in custody since the November arrest and faces a sentence of time served, five years of felony probation, a six month license suspension and payment of restitution for more than $11,000 worth of damage at sentencing in April, according to information from Soares' office.

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