An Augusta, Maine, man is facing charges after police say he led officers on a chase that reached speeds over 100 mph and ended with a crash in Manchester.
The Kennebec Journal reports 27-year-old Blyn Eric Nadeau Jr. was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail Wednesday in Augusta. He is charged with criminal speeding, driving to endanger and other offenses. Defense attorney Lisa Whittier argued for a lower bail.
Police say the chase began shortly after midnight. An affidavit says officers broke off the chase after speeds topped 100 mph.
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Kennebec County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey Boudreau says he found the vehicle in a ditch with extensive damage and no driver. He says authorities found Nadeau after a homeowner called police and told them a man was pounding at the door.