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High speed chase in Starke leads to the arrest of two men

Published: Jan. 2, 2022 at 5:15 PM EST
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STARKE, Fla. (WCJB) - Starke Police arrested two men early Sunday morning after they led officers on a high-speed chase.

Officers say they tried to perform a traffic stop in the area of Brown-Lee and Pine Street when the suspect sped off. They say the vehicle went as fast as 90 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

The chase ended near Colley Road and East Wood Drive.

The passenger, Terrell Gilmore, was immediately arrested, but the driver Deonte Simmons ran off.

Officers established a perimeter and deployed a K-9 unit. Simmons then surrendered.

They are facing charges including resisting arrest and felony fleeing.

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