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Thursday, January 2, 2020

Police Initiate Pursuit After Suspect Flees RIDE Stop

Bradford | by Matt Sitler  

An officer attempted a roadside test, but the driver failed to provide a sample and then sped from the scene at a high rate of speed.

A 27-year-old Cambridge man is facing charges after police say he fled a RIDE stop in Bradford, narrowly missing officers.

Police started their pursuit after 1:30 a.m., on County Road 88 near Highway 400 in Bradford after speaking to a suspected impaired driver.

An officer attempted a roadside test, but the driver failed to provide a sample and then sped from the scene at a high rate of speed.

Police pursued the vehicle but then terminated it for safety reasons.
At one point, a spike belt was deployed and the vehicle was subsequently located in a ditch.

The driver was arrested and transported to North Division.

He was uninjured in the collision.

The suspect was charged with Dangerous Driving, Flight From Police, Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand and Uttering Threats.

He was released with a court date in February.

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