10/17/11 Sheriffs Department Involved in Chase and Crash
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Location: Route 65 at Route 422 Bypass On- Ramp Shenango Township Lawrence County
10/17/11 Around 1 pm today, a member of the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation near E. Washington Street in the city of New Castle. After stopping, the car then sped off and the sheriff’s department gave chase. The car turned onto Arlington Ave. and then several side streets before returning to Washington St. The suspect then traveled south on Route 65 into Shenango Township where he eventually crashed into two police cars while attempting to turn west onto the Route 422 bypass. Shenango Twp. Police took him to their station for processing but it is believed the sheriff’s department may oversee filing charges.