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FCSO make arrest of a juvenile after a high speed chase

The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) reports the arrest of a juvenile after a high speed chase.

A FCSO Deputy clocked a vehicle at 85 miles per hour in a 45 mile an hour zone on Feb. 19 near Bealeton.

The Deputy initiated a traffic stop only to have the driver speed up and begin passing other vehicles in a no passing zone.

Speeds reached better than 110 miles per hour at times and ran through multiple intersections.

The driver eventually lost control of his vehicle struck a tree and then the Deputy’s vehicle.

The driver moved on only to eventually stop near a residence in a neighborhood where the juvenile driver finally surrendered.

A search of  the vehicle revealed a firearm, ammunition, counterfeit currency, marijuana, scales and packaging material indicating an attempt to distribute narcotics.

The driver was processed through established juvenile intake procedures.

The young man now faces several charges including felony eluding and hit and run, concealing a firearm as a juvenile and others.

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