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Man arrested on DWI charges after a chase with police.
AMSTERDAM - An Amsterdam man was arrested after leading police on a chase though Amsterdam, all with his children in the car.
Amsterdam Police arrested 25-year-old Clifford Morway of 295 East Main Street in Amsterdam after he led police on a chase, ignoring several traffic lights.
Police say Morway's car stuck the curb on Eagle street, then abandoned it on the sidewalk, leaving his two children behind in the back seat.
After a foot chase though several backyards, he then was apprehended after a struggle with police.
One officer was treated for a broken collarbone.
Morway has been charged with DWI, aggravated DWI with a child in a vehicle, assault, resisting arrest, endangering the welfare of a child, as well as various traffic infractions.
He was arraigned in Amsterdam City Court and sent to the Montgomery County Jail on $7,500 bail.