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Lancaster pursuit: Man arrested, drugs confiscated

Christian Johnson, 46, is seen after being arrested on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

October 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities say they arrested a Lancaster man after he led them on a chase and they found drugs in his possession Saturday night.

California Highway Patrol officers say when they tried to pull over 46-year-old Christian Johnson for speeding, he took off.

The pursuit began around 11 p.m. in Lancaster at Avenue I and Division Street and ended at Avenue I and 30th Street.

While searching the suspect's car, investigators say they found drugs and arrested Johnson for evading and for possession of narcotics.