Man facing additional charges after police pursuit

WELLSBORO – Joseph E. Burkholder, 30, of 22 Buffard’s Riverside Estate, Lawrenceville, who is incarcerated at the Tioga County Prison, faces additional charges following a high-speed police pursuit last month.

According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, state police charged Burkholder with hit and run, driving while in possession of an open container and other offenses.

The initial pursuit on April 24 ended on Route 287.

Burkholder crashed his car at Spoor Hollow Road, Chatham Township, and fled the scene with a female passenger, police said.

His preliminary hearing was set for May 20.