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Ledyard man arraigned after Cayuga County pursuit, which ended with crash involving police cruiser

The Ledyard man who was arrested for attempting to assault an officer by causing a vehicle collision was arraigned Wednesday in Cayuga County Court.

Shawn Holmes, of 3586 Brick Church Road in Ledyard, pleaded not guilty to all charges in a five-count indictment and was remanded to Cayuga County Jail in lieu of 10,000 cash or 20,000 bond bail.

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office said Holmes attempted to assault one of its officers on Oct. 25. Holmes is accused of fleeing a domestic dispute and swerving his modified Suzuki Samurai head-on into the marked 2019 Ford SUV of Matthew Sloan, a sergeant with the sheriff’s office.

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