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Intense High Speed Chase Ends In Fayetteville

Posted October 2

— FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)-- Police have arrested a man after a high speed chase on Sunday (Oct. 1).

According to police, Dickie Spears, 55, led police on a chase that started in Lincoln and ended at the Red Light District NWA nightclub on M.L.K. in Fayetteville.

Harold Davis, an eyewitness, sent in video of the chase. According to Davis, the chase went east on Highway 62 through Prairie Grove. Spears was eventually stopped after officers with the Lincoln Police Department deployed spike strips to stop his pickup truck.

Davis says several officers had their guns drawn in the parking lot on 3570 M.L.K. before Spears eventually got out of his pickup truck and was taken into custody by police. No injuries were reported.

An eyewitness that lives nearby said she and her children woke up to the sirens.

"They come spinning around the corner, lights everywhere the car is spinning in circles, a tire flew off and they got him over there he stopped finally and cars surrounded everywhere." said the witness.

Spears is now facing charges of aggravated assault, fleeing, carrying certain prohibited weapons, reckless driving, criminal mischief and driving while intoxicated.

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