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Man in Stolen Car Arrested After Police Chase Ends in Crash on I-95 in Georgetown

Officials say Steven Chaffee, 39, of Edgartown, was driving a stolen 2015 Dodge Journey when he led local and state police on a chase

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    Suspect Arrested After Police Chase Ends in Crash

    Officials say Steven Chaffee, 39, of Edgartown, was driving a stolen 2015 Dodge Journey sport utility vehicle shortly before 5:45 p.m. when he led local and state police up Interstate 95 from Stoneham to Georgetown.

    (Published Tuesday, May 29, 2018)

    A Martha's Vineyard man was arrested late Tuesday afternoon after leading police on a chase in a stolen car.

    Officials say Steven Chaffee, 39, of Edgartown, was driving a stolen 2015 Dodge Journey sport utility vehicle shortly before 5:45 p.m. when he led local and state police up Interstate 95 from Stoneham to Georgetown.

    State Troopers used a tire deflation device to try to end the police pursuit, causing the suspect to lose control of the SUV and crash into another vehicle on the southbound side of I-95 in Georgetown.

    Chaffee tried to flee from the scene on foot but was apprehended by a State Police K9.

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    The suspect was taken to Anna Jacques Hospital in Newburyport for injuries he sustained during his apprehension.

    No serious injuries were reported as a result of the crash.

    Authorities say Chaffee will be charged with failure to stop for police and other charges that are still being determined.

    No other information was immediately available.

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