Second Overnight Car Chase This Week

SPRINGFIELD, Ore– A man is in jail after leading Springfield Police on a car chase Tuesday night. It is the second car chase for Springfield Police this week.

33- year old Jesse Lee Yager was arrested around midnight Wednesday morning, after leading police on a chase in a Toyota Scion that had been reported stolen.

After police laid down spike strips and disabled his vehicle, he ran on foot and into some blackberry bushes. Officer’s caught up with Yager where he fought back, but he was quickly subdued and taken into custody.

He is lodged at the Lane County Jail on mulitple felony charges.  His bail was set at $1,000,000.00

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