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Claysburg Man Facing Charges After Leading Police on Chase

A Claysburg man is facing charges after an attempted traffic stop led to a vehicle chase through two counties.

According to charges filed by Freedom Township Police, on Jan.12, an officer attempted to pull over Chris L. Steele, 48, after he was spotted in the area of Dunnings Highway and Woodbury Pike driving a vehicle with a broken brake light. The officer also noted that he was familiar with Steele and knew his driver’s license was under suspension.

According to police, instead of stopping, Steele drove south on Dunnings Highway and turned west onto Johnstown Road. Police said Steele a...


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