Butler County Times Gazette
  • Chase ends in arrest of driver

  • When an El Dorado Police officer attempted to stop a car early this morning on a traffic stop, the driver fled from officers.
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  • When an El Dorado Police officer attempted to stop a car early this morning on a traffic stop, the driver fled from officers.
    The traffic stop was reported at 12:54 a.m. Tuesday, said Deputy Chief Curt Zieman.
    The driver ran from the traffic stop, leading police on a chase that ended in an accident in private drive in the county, he said.
    The driver, whose name was not released, was arrested on suspicion of felony flee and eluding police, driving while suspended and driving while a habitual offender, as well as an outside warrant.
    There were no injuries from the chase.
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