Offcials in New York state were hot on the trail of a suspect, after a two-vehicle crash that lead to injuries. However, the suspect made it very easy for deputies, says WBNG. According to the Sheriff's Office, all they had to do in this case was follow the trail.

Fluid Trails Leads to Suspect 

The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office says that they responded to a crash involving two vehicles in the Town of Chemung, NY February 29. When they arrived, law enforcement said that they witnessed a van that had been overturned, with two passengers in it.

WBNG says that the driver of the van told police that a pickup truck had come up from behind, and hit him multiple times, causing the van to crash.

But while the suspect may have fled the scene, they left behind a trail.

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Deputies said they not only parts of the truck left behind, but also a trail of fluid. From there, officials say they followed the fluids which lead them straight to the 38-year-old suspect.

The man was arrested and charged with assault in the third degree and DWI, with additional charges pending. says the Sheriff's Office.

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Suspect In New York State Arrested After Police Follow His Footprints 

CBS says that police responded to calls from a store in Albany, that a burglary was in progress. When officers arrived, the suspect was nowhere to be found, though they had evidence of forced entry, says CBS.

Police said they talked to a man who had seen the suspect come out of the store, holding a cash register. When the witness tried to stop the suspect, he told police that the other man tried to stab him with a knife before running away.

However, CBS says that while the suspect was not at the scene, police simply tracked him by following his footprints in the heavy snow, that had just fallen in early January 2024.

Police said they found the suspect, who was a 46-year-old man. CBS says the man was arrested and charged.

12 Of New York State's Most Wanted Criminals- March 2024

Below are individuals wanted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's (DOCCS) Office of Special Investigations who have been designated as its Most Wanted Fugitives. They should be considered armed and dangerous. This list is current as of 3/01/2024:

NEVER attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to report it. All leads and tips are treated as confidential information.

If an immediate response is necessary, such as you see the wanted person at a location, please call “911” and report it to the police.

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