Man charged with leading officer on chase

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By David Giuliani

A Sapello man was arrested on a charge of drunken driving after he allegedly led a state police officer on a chase.

Around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, the officer tried to stop Daniel O. Spurlin, 35, on Eighth Street, but Spurlin wouldn’t stop, according to a criminal complaint filed in Magistrate Court.

Spurlin led the officer on a chase for several blocks, failing to obey yield and stop signs along the way, the complaint states. Spurlin then reportedly lost control of his car at Moreland Street and Legion Drive. The car went up onto a curb and collided with a fence.

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