The suspect's car finally came to a rest on West Main Street, a couple of blocks east of where the original crash occurred at about 9:45 p.m. Officers stunned the driver with a Taser when he bailed out of the car, Mason said.
His two passengers were not arrested. No serious injuries were reported.
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The suspect's car sustained heavy damage to its front-end. A shorn front bumper, pieces of broken concrete and track marks provided evidence of his off-road journey.
The suspect, whose name and age were not immediately available, cussed at officers while they investigated the crash.