Rimersburg Man Sentenced in Three County Police Chase

McIntyre-mug[1]LICKING TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – A Rimersburg man has been sentenced after a three-county wide high speed chase in May.

According to sentencing documents, Raymond McIntyre has been sentenced to 111 days jail time for the charge of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude an Officer, and 1 year of probation for Use/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

McIntyre was also found guilty of Driving on a Suspended License with no additional penalty assessed.

McIntyre will be given credit for time served while awaiting sentencing.

McIntyre has been restricted from consuming any alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs and must submit to a drug and alcohol evaluation and follow through with any recommended treatment program.

Court fees have also been assessed.

As first reported by exploreClarion.com, police say some time between 11:55 a.m. and 12:07 p.m. on May 7, Raymond McIntyre, of Rimersburg, allegedly drove a vehicle to a residence on Craig Road, in Parker, where a 20-year-old Parker woman was staying. The woman had a valid PFA (Protection From Abuse) against him.

McIntyre allegedly fled the scene prior to police’s arrival, according to police.

While Trooper Mesing was traveling on Craig Road towards the victim’s residence, a silver PT Cruiser allegedly being operated by McIntyre drove past her at a high rate of speed, police say.

Trooper Mesing turned around and attempted to stop McIntyre’s vehicle, and he allegedly fled the area, according to police.

McIntyre was allegedly pursued for several miles until Trooper Mesing lost sight of him, and the pursuit was terminated, police say.

McIntyre was apprehended approximately one hour later in Clintonville following a second high speed pursuit through Clarion, Butler, and Venango Counties, according to police.

McIntyre was out on bail at the time of the chase. His bail was revoked, and he was lodged in the Clarion County Jail, police say.

He faced a total of 288 charges in the incident, including 2 felonies, 13 misdemeanors, and 273 summary offenses.

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