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OVI Suspect Flees From Troopers Because He Had to Make Some Calls
CLARK COUNTY -- A driver suspected of OVI told police that he led them on a nearly 20-mile chase that he didn't stop because he had to make some phone calls before returning to jail.
Lavar A. Cottrell, 35, of Columbus is charged with OVI, failure to comply, driving under suspension, disregard of safety and a seat belt violation. Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said they initially stopped Cottrell at Milepost 61 on westbound I-70. A trooper had reportedly observed three marked lane violations.
As the trooper approached the vehicle on foot, Cottrell reportedly took off in the car.
Two other patrol cars joined in the chase, and stop sticks were deployed multiple times. Eventually, that worked to stop Cottrell, who pulled over at Milepost 43.
Troopers said Cottrell was on his cell phone as they approached his car a second time, however Cottrell was ignoring their commands to see his hands.
He was forcibly removed from the vehicle, where troopers said they found open alcohol containers.
Cottrell reportedly told troopers that he fled from police because he was under suspension and needed time to make some phone calls before he went back to fail.
He was transported to the Clark County Jail.
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