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Federal Fugitive Arrested Following 30-Mile, High-Speed Chase

A PROVO MAN IS IN THE UTAH COUNTY JAIL, AFTER LEADING SARATOGA SPRINGS POLICE ON A 30-MILE CHASE -- AT 2 O'CLOCK MONDAY MORNING -- AT SPEEDS TOPPING A HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR.

POLICE PURSUED THE WANTED FEDERAL FUGITIVE -- CHAD LEIFSON, 31 -- SOUTHBOUND ON REDWOOD ROAD, AND WATCHED HIM DRIVE OFF THE PAVED HIGHWAY, INTO A DITCH.

HE WAS TREATED -- FOR MINOR INJURIES, AT A PAYSON HOSPITAL -- BEFORE BEING BOOKED INTO JAIL.

LEIFSON IS CHARGED WITH EVADING POLICE AND DRUNK DRIVING.

AUTHORITIES ALSO SAY HE WAS HOLDING HEROIN, COCAINE AND METH.

POLICE SAY A MALE PASSENGER, 32, WAS A VICTIM, AND WAS NOT CHARGED.

 

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