February 5th, 2019

VAN BUREN- Police report that a pursuit took place yesterday on the I-540 freeway.

The suspect allegedly ran two red traffic lights while traveling on the Alma Highway and an unmarked detectives’ unit with the Van Buren Police Department observed the violation. The detective began pursuing the vehicle which allegedly refused to pull over and fled southbound on I-540.

The pursuit continued across the I-540 river bridge where Arkansas State Troopers picked up the pursuit near the Kelly Highway exit.

State Police later arrested a suspect after ending the pursuit.

No further details are available at this time, we will continue to provide updates as they become available.


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