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Fayette County man arrested after chase

Local - 3/12/2013 9:28 AM by Nadine Grimley
UPDATE - A Fayette County man was arrested after police said he led them on a chase. 

Eugene V. Jones, 42, of Meadow Bridge, is charged with a felony count of fleeing in a vehicle with reckless disregard for public safety.  Deputies said that Jones led them on an eight mile pursuit across Backus Mountain Road after they tried to pull him over for improper registration.  They also said after he turned onto Goddard Cemetery Road, Jones left the car and ran, but was apprehended after a quarter of a mile. 

Jones is in Southern Regional Jail.

Deputies continue to investigate the incident.

MEADOW BRIDGE - A routine traffic stop led police on a 13 minute chase.

Dispatchers said it happened around 7:17 Monday night on Route 20 in the Meadow Bridge area.  Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies attempted to pull over the suspect, that's when he fled down Backus Mountain Road.  Dispatchers do confirm that one person was taken into custody at around 7:30 p.m.  

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