An Elmira man and his four passengers are facing charges in Tioga County after Owego Police tried to stop a vehicle with Pennsylvania plates for speeding on Route 17-C at 3:50 p.m. November 20.

Police say 33 year old Mark Dailey crashed into some trees and ran from authorities.  Police say they found packets of methamphetamine, hypodermic needles and packaging materials in the vehicle.

Dailey is charged with felony reckless endangerment as well as misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal impersonation for allegedly giving police a false name, resisting arrest, unlawfully fleeing police in a vehicle, criminal possession of a hypodermic needle and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.  He was also issued traffic tickets and it was found he was wanted in Elmira for a felony criminal contempt charge.

The passengers:  32 year old Jessica Forsythe of Elmira, 24 year old Culleen Brassfield of Towanda and 39 year old Gabriel Wilkins of Athens are charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic instrument and use of drug paraphernalia while 41 year old Steven Spencer of Towanda is charged with felony tampering with evidence as well as the lesser counts of possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.