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Two are arrested after a pursuit in the City of Rochester

Press Release

On January 29, 2024, at approximately 4:00 p.m., troopers from SP Rochester Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) initiated a traffic stop on a 2016 Nissan Rogue for no seat belt on Hudson Avenue in the city of Rochester. The suspect vehicle fled northbound on Hudson Avenue, and a police pursuit ensued. The operator, later identified as Delassaio Grimes, age 35, of Churchville, NY, lost control of the vehicle in the area of Hudson Avenue and Pulaski Street, striking four uninvolved vehicles.

Grimes then exited the vehicle and fled on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, Grimes was apprehended. Grimes was transported to SP Rochester for processing.

He was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs: Prior Conviction (E Felony), Obstruction of Governmental Administration 2nd (A Misdemeanor), Unlawful Fleeing a Police Office in a Motor Vehicle 3rd (A Misdemeanor), Reckless Driving (Unclassified Misdemeanor), and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd (Unclassified Misdemeanor). Grimes was issued an appearance ticket to the City of Rochester Court on February 22, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. Grimes was released to a sober third party. The uninvolved 2020 Honda Civic CRX operator, Sintrel L. Lee, age 28, of Rochester, NY, and a two-year-old female passenger were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital by AMR Ambulance. Lee was arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a child as a passenger (E Felony). Lee was issued an appearance ticket for the City of Rochester Court on February 26, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. 

Contact Troop E Public Information Officer: Trooper Lynnea Crane

Contact us by phone: Office(585) 398-4169 Cell (585)944-8483

Contact us by email: LYNNEA.CRANE@troopers.ny.go

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