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Northern Tier Man Leads Police on Chase

Northern Tier Man Leads Police on Chase

     ATHENS TWP. (WENY) --  A man who led Athens Township police on a chase this week now faces 40 charges.  Police say they tried to pull 25-year-old Joshua Vanderpool over on Monday, but he took off, speeding over 60 miles an hour at times.

     When he finally came to a stop on Main Street in Athens, officers found seven passengers in the car including four kids.  No one was strapped in  Vanderpool faces reckless endangerment, attempt to elude a police officer, and endangering the welfare of children, along with other charges.

     He is due in court for a preliminary hearing on February 25.