CANTON - Two people were charged following a brief vehicle chase at 12:40 a.m. Thursday on Old State Road in the town of Canton.
St. Lawrence County Sheriffs deputies charged John C. Trombley Jr., 29, of 90 Old State Road, Dekalb Junction, and Jullie L. Sharlow, 34, of 2786 County Route 24, Russell following the incident.
Police said Trombley, the driver of the vehicle, failed to comply with stopping his vehicle after deputies activated their red lights and siren and attempted a traffic stop.
Trombley was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer, three counts of failing to stop for a stop sign, speeding (80 mph in a 55 mph zone), unlicensed operator, operating out of class and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Sharlow, a passenger in the vehicle, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
They were issued tickets to appear in Canton Town Court.
Deputies were assisted by the Canton Village Police Department, New York State Police and U.S. Border Patrol.