Maryland man leads troopers on high speed chase with stolen car in Clearfield County

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CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Maryland man was taken into custody after police say he led them on a 42-mile chase in a stolen car, exceeding speeds of over 120 MPH.

According to the report, 22-year-old Frederick Walls Jr. was spotted on I-80 traveling at 104 MPH and when signaled to pull over, troopers say he began to speed up to 120-130 MPH. He traveled east through Clearfield County for 42 miles before police were able to deploy stop sticks and do a pit manoeuver to finally force him to stop.

Walls was then found to be in a stolen car. He was taken to Clearfield County jail where he’s charged with felony fleeing and eluding, receiving stolen property and 68 different traffic violations.

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