CAROLINE, N.Y. — A Dryden man is facing charges after police say he intentionally crashed into another vehicle and tried running from police, officials said.

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New York State Police were called to the incident at 3:55 p.m. on Saturday along Speed Hill Road in the town of Caroline.

According to officials Robert H. Predmore, 24, intentionally drove a 1998 Jeep Cherokee into another vehicle that had a person inside it. He then fled the scene and was spotted by a Tompkins County Sheriff’s deputy driving on McClintock Road.

Predmore then tried to flee from officers on foot but was caught and taken into custody.

He’s charged with  felony third-degree criminal mischief, two counts of misdemeanor second-degree reckless endangerment and several traffic violations.

Predmore was arraigned in the town of Caroline court and remanded to the Tompkins County jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 property bond.

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Jolene Almendarez

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