Man Arrested after Speed Chase in Levy County
A high speed chase in Levy County leaves a Chiefland man behind bars on a 6 million dollar bail.
Levy County sheriffs deputies, with the help of the U.S. Marshall's office, were trying to arrest Jonathan Allen at a McDonalds, when he pulled out of the drive-thru, trying to run into an officer while he tried to get away.
Allen then led deputies on a high-speed chase on U.S. 19, where he swerved into oncoming traffic.
He then went back across the median and tried to ram into police cars.
Officers were finally able to stop him, but major Evan Sullivan says this all could have all been avoided.
"He was recklesshe had no regard for human life. We have a zero tolerance for this type of behavior all he had to do was stop when he was told to stop."
Sullivan asks those who were almost run off the road by allen to call the sheriff's office.
Allen has 15 charges against him including attempted homicide.
More charges could be brought against him.
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