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Jefferson City man arrested after chase

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A Jefferson City man was arrested on Tuesday night after a short chase on Stadium Boulevard.

Police originally tried to pull over Charles Davis Jr., 35, in the 800 block of Stadium Drive at about 9:30 p.m. Davis did not pull over, and police chased him through Lafayette Street, East High Street, Benton Street, East Capitol Street and Dawson Street, according to a news release from the Jefferson City Police Department.

Davis came to a stop on Dawson Street, got out of the car and tried to run from police, according to the news release. Davis was found shortly after a K9 unit found him against an area home, the release said.

Police found methamphetamine, heroin, empty plastic baggies and $500 in cash on Davis, the release said.

Davis and the passenger in the car were arrested. Davis had outstanding warrants in Cole County and Jefferson City.

Davis was not yet charged for the chase on Wednesday morning.

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Madison Fleck

Madison Fleck is the content editor for ABC 17 News.


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