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High Speed Chase In Harrington Lands One Behind Bars

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HARRINGTON, Del. - A suspect reportedly leads police on a high speed chase, reportedly only stopped because of car trouble. Harrington Police say that they attempted to stop a vehicle, driven by Earl Knotts, 18, of Harrington, for a traffic violation, while on patrol on Route 13.

Officers say that Knotts fled from the officers, North, on Route 13, reaching speeds up to 100 MPH during the chase. Knotts reportedly took the chase onto Hopkins Cemetery Road, where officers say he started to have car trouble, and finally stopped. Police say that they were able to take Knotts into custody without incident, they released the three other passengers from the vehicle, without being charged.

Knotts was charged with a slew of offenses including, disregarding a police officer signal, 3 counts of 2nd degree reckless endangering, reckless driving, aggressive driving, and unreasonable speed. He is being held at the Sussex Correctional Institute on $4,300 bond.

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