Stockholm man accused of crashing into sheriff's vehicle with stolen truck facing new charges
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 12:15 pm

POTSDAM -- A Stockholm man who allegedly hit a sheriff's vehicle during a chase two weeks ago is facing more charges.

Potsdam police have released a list of charges including reckless driving and third-degree reckless endangerment to the charges by the county Sheriff's office against Colby J. Braddock, 24, 824 Hatch Rd.

On May 6, sheriff's deputies pursuing a stolen pickup truck from Stockholm to Potsdam and Canton took the driver into custody after the car hit a deputy's cruiser and then a telephone pole.

Braddock was then charged with been charged with grand larceny, fleeing police, resisting arrest, criminal mischief, driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation, and numerous traffic violations.

Deputies said that they and Potsdam village police located on Elm Street a stolen 1995 Chevrolet truck they had been looking for.

Deputies attempted to pull the vehicle over but the driver did not stop. He was pursued out of Potsdam and into the town of Canton.

Deputies said Braddock hit one of their patrol cars at the intersection of St. Rts. 68 and 310 in the village of Canton, and then a telephone pole at 310 and Judson Street, where deputies took him into custody.

Braddock was arraigned in Potsdam Village Court on the new charges and was remanded back to the county correctional facility.