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North Vernon Man Arrested after Pursuit

A Jennings County man was arrested after leading Columbus police on a short chase Tuesday evening.

Columbus Police Chief Jason Maddix says the pursuit began when an officer attempted to pull over 19-year-old Ricky Wood, of North Vernon. Maddix says the high-speed pursuit ended when Wood crashed his vehicle.

Wood is facing preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement with a motor vehicle as well as misdemeanor counts of driving while suspended, false informing, reckless driving and criminal recklessness with a vehicle.

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013 4:42:55 AM


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