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Police Chase Ends in Arrest

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A 37-year-old Minot man was arrested after a refusing to pull over for police just after 10:00 last night. Jerome Fletcher took off when police attempted to make a traffic stop.

Officers followed Fletcher all the way to Minot State University's dome parking lot, where the driver left his car and ran off on foot.

Police called for back up and a K-9 unit responded. Shortly after, Fletcher was found hiding underneath a motor home on 10th Street Northwest.  He was arrested and taken to the Ward County Jail. A search of his car revealed drug paraphernalia suspected for use of methamphetamines.

Fletcher faces several charges, including fleeing from an officer in a motor vehicle, driving under suspension and ingestion of a controlled substance.

Fletcher was wanted on outstanding warrants at the time of his arrest.

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