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Troy Man Leads Police on Chase Through Albany, Watervliet and Troy

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TROY, N.Y. -- A 21-year-old Troy man is under arrest after police said he led officers on a chase through Albany, Watervliet and Troy.

Albany police said around 4 a.m. Sunday, they saw a vehicle hit another head on at South Pearl and Sheridan Avenue.

When they approached the car, the driver put the car in reverse and nearly hit both officers.
The car sped off up Eagle Street.Police said the vehicle then hit two more cars and the driver eventually got onto 787 and led the police into Troy.

I-Lason Willis was eventually arrested on 9th Street in Troy after he got out of the car.

Police then chased him on foot. He's been charged with DWI, possession of a controlled substance, and a number of traffic violations. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP