DANBY — A 20-year-old man from Wallingford is facing multiple charges following an incident in Danby yesterday.
Police say they observed a vehicle operating at an extremely high rate of speed south on US 7 at around 5:45 p.m.
Troopers attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop when the vehicle accelerated and drove in a grossly negligent manner.
Police say a short time later they were able to locate the vehicle and the driver parked in a yard on Cascade Road.
The driver was identified as Francis Ettori, of Rutland.
Ettori was transported to the Rutland State Police barracks for processing and released on a citation to appear in court to answer for the charge of eluding a police officer, and grossly negligent operation.
He is alleged to have been operating at a speed of 121 miles-per-hour in a posted 50 miles-per-hour zone.