Wanted felon Kevin Patterson arrested after police chase

9:13 AM, Feb 18, 2011   |    comments
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CLEARWATER, Florida (AP) -- A wanted felon is under arrest after crashing into a pole during a police pursuit.

The incident happened late Thursday night in Clearwater. Officials say Kevin Patterson was charged with four counts of aggravated assault on an officer and aggravated fleeing and eluding.

Authorities say police were looking for Patterson after a bail bondsman couldn't detain him or take him into custody.

Officials say Patterson got into his vehicle and tried to run over several officers as he drove away. He crashed into a telephone pole and ran from the vehicle.

Police arrested Patterson who was also charged with seven felony warrants.

 

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