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Driver arrested after pursuit through SH

A Florence man was arrested early Tuesday morning, Dec. 8, after leading police on a chase through town and hitting a Sweet Home Police Department unit in the process, Police Chief Jeff Lynn said.

Robert Phillips, 33, who gave a Florence address, was arrested on a long list of charges.

Lynn said Officer Bret Adams saw a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban driving east on Long Street at 2:09 a.m. and began following it. When it reached 15th Avenue, the Suburban began traveling eastbound in the westbound lane, Lynn said, prompting the officer to activate his overhead emergency lights.

The Suburban sto...