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High speed chase ends near La Salle-Kendall County line

Posted by wlpo on July 23, 2014

A man is accused of leading police on a chase through three counties before being stopped near Newark.

Early Wednesday morning, Morris officers and deputies from Grundy County attempted to stop Joshua Foster of Peoria. La Salle County deputies joined the chase once Foster crossed into the county. The chase went up Route 71 and deputies finally got Foster stopped in Newark.

He was arrested for aggravated fleeing and eluding a police officer, going 100 mph in a 55 mph zone, DUI of drugs and/or alcohol, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and driving on a suspended license. Foster was also wanted on warrants in Peoria and Putnam County.

He was taken to the La Salle County Jail.

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