Mayport Man Faces Slew of Charges Following High Speed Chase on Rt. 66

walls-mugCLARION TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Mayport man is facing multiple charges following a police pursuit last night in Clarion County.

Clarion-based State Police say around 8:44 p.m., Theron Roger Walls, 50, of Mayport, was observed operating a vehicle at a high rate of speed on State Route 66, near Interstate 80.

Police say a pursuit was initiated on State Route 66 in Mechanicsville and concluded in a strip mine in Redbank Township near Shannondale.

Walls was taken in custody and placed in the Clarion County Jail after failing to post $10,000 monetary bail.

Walls was arraigned on the following charges:

– Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Officer, Felony 3
– DUI: Gen Imp/Inc of Driving Safely, Misdemeanor
– DUI: Gen Imp (BAC .08 – .10) 1st Off, Misdemeanor
– Habitual Offenders, Misdemeanor 2
– Driving W/O A License, Summary
– Driving While BAC .02 or Greater While License Suspended, Summary
– Fail To Keep Right, Summary
– Disregard Traffic Lane (Single), Summary
– Follow Too Closely, Summary
– Duties At Stop Sign, Summary
– Driving at Safe Speed, Summary
– Exceed 55 MPH In Other Loc By 25 MPH, Summary
– Careless Driving, Summary
– Reckless Driving, Summary
– No Headlights, Summary

A preliminary hearing is set for March 31.

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