Spike Mats Stop Chase on Interstate

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 years ago

A Newburgh man is facing several charges after allegedly leading police on a chase early Friday morning.Bangor police say they tried pulling 36-year old Edward Purdy over, after he reportedly rolled through flashing red lights downtown.When Purdy didn’t stop, the chase started.Bangor police say Purdy’s speed increased once he hit the Interstate.Orono police were notified and were able to stop Purdy at the Kelly Road exit with spike mats.He’s charged with OUI, eluding an officer and violation of bail.


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