68-Year-Old Charged With DUI After Leading 20 MPH Police Chase

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A 68-year-old man appeared in court Wednesday after being charged with driving under the influence and fleeing the police after he led police on a very slow car chase a few weeks ago.

Dorie Adams of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, was driving through downtown Bellefonte a few weeks ago when a police officer attempted to pull him over, according to WJAC. He continued driving, going through the local town of Milesburg before turning south on Route 220 where he was stopped.

The entire police chase was 15 miles long, with seven police cars trailing Adams’ car. Police officers even deployed stop sticks to try to stop his car going at a blistering speed of 20 mph. 

Police testimony in court stated that Adams was driving while high on marijuana. He was charged with possession of marijuana a week before the police chase. According to police, after Adams was stopped he said “all this for just a DUI and smoking a little marijuana. I hope you are happy with yourself.”