Driver Arrested After Pursuit In Corning

A Corning man was arrested after a pursuit Tuesday night. At about 9:30PM an officer was in the area of Houghton Avenue and Gallagher Avenue on an unrelated call. The officer spotted a Chevy Impala that sped off at a high rate of speed as the officer attempted a traffic stop. The vehicle was pursued for about 3.2 miles before the chase ended due to engine trouble on Rawson Road near Moran Road. 30-year-old Richard Paul Guttridge Jr. of Corning was arrested on several charges including felony pursuit, possession of a dirk or dagger, and for possession of a controlled substance.