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Missoula Police involved in chase early Saturday morning

One man has been arrested
Posted at 12:22 PM, Feb 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-09 20:44:29-05

MISSOULA — A man is behind bars after leading Missoula police officers on a high speed chase down Reserve Street around 1 a.m. Saturday.

The chase, which reached speeds of 100 mph, started near Third Street and ended at South Reserve and 39th streets, according to Missoula Police Officer Pat Erbacher.

The chase ended when the male suspect drove through a home's fence.

The suspect then ran away and was later apprehended. He was in possession of a stolen gun.

The suspect is being held on initial charges of criminal endangerment, possession of drugs, D.U.I, and reckless driving; additional charges may also be filed.

There were no injuries reported by MPD.

The name of the man has not yet been released.

We will update if we receive any further information.