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Captured Following Two County Pursuit

(La Porte County, IN) - A man is accused of leading police on a high speed chase across La Porte County.


According to La Porte County Police, 36 year old Michael Flagg was westbound in the eastbound lanes of Indiana 2 when being chased near Hudson Lake about 2 a.m. yesterday.  The pursuit veered onto U.S. 20 and then Interstate 94.


Police said the chase was still on Interstate 94 when it ended in Porter County after stop sticks flattened one of the suspect’s tires.  The vehicle struck the driver’s side of a police vehicle before coming to rest.


Flagg, of Chicago, was being held Tuesday in the La Porte County Jail on Resisting Law Enforcement and other counts.


There were no injuries.

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