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The Spokane Valley Police Department arrested a driver after he allegedly led police on a chase that hit 100 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone Sunday night, according to a police press release. David B. Middleton, 44, was finally trapped by patrol cars and then struggled with officers, the release said.
MIddleton was arrested on a laundry list of charges, including eluding police, second-degree assault, possession of meth with intent to deliver, possession of heroin, possession of marijuana, obstructing a police officer, resisting arrest and third-degree driving with a suspended license. Reporter Meghann Cuniff has more here.
The Butte man who instigated a police chase just to see what it would be like found out: It cost him $1,000. John C. Hughes, 55, pleaded guilty Thursday in Butte city court to misdemeanor reckless driving while eluding a peace officer. City Judge Dan Sweeney fined Hughes $1,000. Sweeney said the county attorney's office recommended only a fine and no jail time because Hughes has no criminal record. The strange case received national news media attention after Butte law enforcement reported a man purposely got police to chase - because it was something he always wanted to try/John Grant Emeigh/Butte Standard. More here. (AP/Warner Bros. photo: Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman prepare to skydive in a scene from the film "The Bucket List.")
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