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Chase on L.A.'s 405, 101 ends in arrest

March 17, 2009 5:51:50 AM PDT
A suspected drunk driver is behind bars after leading police on a dangerous chase on two local freeways on Monday night.The driver was seen swerving several times on the northbound 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass.

Police tried to stop him by laying out a spike strip and using the pit maneuver, but he got away.

The chase continued on the eastbound 101 in Sherman Oaks where police again used the pit maneuver, but the man sped off.

Police bumped him a third time with no such luck.

On the fourth try, his car finally stopped, and the suspect was taken into custody.


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