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Man Arrested After Trying To Flee In Stolen Car In Ventura

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2012 5:18am

A Ventura man is behind bars this morning, after police say he led them on a chase in a stolen car, with speeds topping 110 miles an hour.

An officer on patrol just after 11 yesterday morning spotted a stolen vehicle being driven near Harbor Boulevard, and Monmouth Drive. The officer tried to stop the car, but it sped away, and onto the 101 Freeway. The car left the freeway in the Oxnard area, with the driver smashing into a parked vehicle on Ventura Boulevard.

25 year old Eric Forrest was arrested as he tried to flee on foot in a strawberry field.

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