Juneau high-speed chase leads to arrest

Associated PressMay 9, 2012 

JUNEAU -- Police in Juneau say a 26-year-old driver ran multiple red lights at high speed and sideswiped a patrol car before crashing into a tree.

The Juneau Empire reports Devin Moorhouse was treated Tuesday at Bartlett Regional Hospital and then jailed on felony and misdemeanor counts, including failure to stop for a police officer, assault and driving under the influence.

Police say Moorhouse nearly struck a patrol car Tuesday as his pickup made an illegal lane change in the Mendenhall Valley. An officer attempted to stop him but pulled back after the suspect ran red lights.

Another officer spotted the suspect running a third red light. Police say Moorhouse eventually sideswiped a patrol car before hitting the tree. A passenger in the pickup was evaluated at the scene by medics.

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