Albany man arrested in SH after police pursuit


July 19, 2023

Chris Chapman

A police officer inspects a car involved in a high-speed, multi-agency pursuit Saturday evening, July 15.

An Albany man was arrested Saturday evening, July 15, following a police pursuit that ended after his car came to a stop with a flat tire at 7-Eleven in Sweet Home.

Sweet Home police said they became aware at about 11:05 p.m. that the pursuit, which was initiated by Albany police, was headed toward Sweet Home on Highway 20, according to a SHPD statement.

Prior to reaching Sweet Home, pursuing officers discontinued the pursuit due to the dangers presented to the public. But a Linn County Sheriff's deputy was able to successfully place spike strips in front of the fleeing vehicle, flattenin...

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