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Arrest made after high speed chase

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:25:29 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 22 2013 10:06:00 AM CST
WASHINGTON CO., Va. -

Police arrest 18-year-old Colin Beecroft after a high speed chase.

Washington County, Virginia Sheriff Fred Newman says the chase started around 3:00 Sunday morning after a call about reckless driving in the Lowry Hills subdivision, near John Battle High School.

We’re told deputies chased the car onto Lee Highway and into Abingdon going about 75-miles an hour. 

Sheriff Newman says spike strips were used to stop the car.

Beecroft was arrested and we’re told he is facing charges for reckless driving and eluding police.