Driver from Newport, fled from police

A Newport driver is jailed after Friday’s chase

 

MILTON – A driver from Newport led troopers on that high speed chase Friday on busy Route 15 and nearby Crossroads Drive. In Union County, 41-year-old Joseph Carew was driving a pick-up truck when sped in and out off traffic and had to be spun around three times before he crashed.

 

Troopers say he was treated at Geisinger Medical Center Friday night, released from the hospital Saturday, arragned and jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail. They say he was drunk and risking lives by fleeing from police at extremely high speeds. He is facing a wide range of felony and traffic charges.

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