An Ogdensburg, N.Y. man was arrested on July 9 after he blew through 27 stop signs while evading police. Andrew Guimond, 20, was taken into custody after he led police on a pursuit that covered 60 blocks. He was reportedly drunk at the time.
According to authorities, Guimond was driving more than 60 mph through residential neighborhood streets where the limit is 30 mph. Officials also allege he nearly struck two different police vehicles responding to assist with the pursuit.
Police apprehended Guimond after one officer used his vehicle to strike and stop Guimond’s car. There were no injuries. Guimond was charged with reckless driving, unlawfully fleeing a police officer, reckless endangerment, driving while intoxicated, and unlawful possession of marihuana. He was also charged with several vehicle and traffic law violations, including speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, failure to comply, and 27 counts of failure to stop for a stop sign.
If you or a loved one has been ticketed for speeding or any other traffic offense, it is advisable that you consult an attorney to help you avoid the costs associated with a ticket. Adam H. Rosenblum of the Rosenblum Law Firm is a skilled New York traffic ticket attorney who is experienced in handling tickets for speeding as well as other driving-related offenses. Call 888-203-2619 or email the Rosenblum Law Firm today for a free consultation about your case.