Traffic stop leads to foot chase, arrest

Raymond Gordon, 25, of Albany

Raymond Gordon, 25, of Albany Submitted Photo

— State Police in Loudonville arrested Raymond Gordon, 25, of Albany on Monday, March 26, and charged him with assault in the second degree, a felony, resisting arrest and false personation, both misdemeanors, according to police reports.

Around 5:%53 p.m., Gordon's vehicle was stopped for speeding 60 miles per hour in a 40 mile per hour speed zone on Route 787 in the City of Cohoes and upon an interview by the trooper, it was revealed Gordon was wanted in both Cohoes and Watervliet for failure to appear for previous charges, according to police reports. While being placed under arrested, Gordon fled the scene on foot and was pursued by the trooper for a short distance and over a chain link fence before being taken into custody after a brief struggle that sent both Gordon and the trooper to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police reports.

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