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Giacalone Pleads Not Guilty on Attempted Murder Charges Against Police Officers

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BROOME COUNTY, N.Y. -

James Giacalone pleaded not guilty Monday, on the five charges against him including attempted murder.

On January 2, state police became involved in a pursuit with Giacalone who was wanted on an arrest warrant. The pursuit led to Conklin Ave. and Alfred St., where, police say-- when troopers approached his vehicle on foot, the suspect suddenly accelerated forward, nearly hitting one trooper and striking a second.

The case could go to trial as early as June 18, Giacalone was sent back to the Broome County jail.