On August 20, 2013 at approximately 11:30pm 21 year old Jesse Charles Hammond of Palmyra was arrested in the Town of Manchester for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree and Obstructing Governmental Administration. Deputies observed Hammond possibly tampering with public property on Main Street Manchester. When they attempted to stop and speak with him, he fled on foot and was apprehended after a short pursuit. He was then found to be in possession of a controlled substance unlawfully. Hammond was issued appearance tickets for the charges and will appear in the Manchester Town Court at a later date.