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Car chase ends in meth, firearms arrest

Anthony Page (Source: Clay Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Anthony Page (Source: Clay Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
PIGGOTT, AR (KAIT) -

A Piggott man faces multiple felony charges after investigators say he led police on a chase that ended with him crashing his car and going to jail.

At 8:50 p.m. Monday, Piggott police requested assistance from the Clay County Sheriff’s Department after a vehicle fled from officers on a traffic stop, according to a news release from Sheriff Terry Miller.

The pursuit on Highway 62 ended near St. Francis when the suspect, 33-year-old Anthony Page, lost control of the vehicle on a curve and crashed.

Officers arrested Page on suspicion of the following charges:

  • Felony fleeing
  • Felony possession of a firearm by certain persons
  • Felony simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms
  • Felony possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine
  • Felony possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Driving on suspended license
  • No seat belt
  • No vehicle license
  • No proof of liability insurance
  • Reckless driving.

Page is being held at the Clay County Detention Center in lieu of a $250,000 cash-surety bond.

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