Police chase ends in Springfield arrest

The driver, Reginald Biggs, was finally stopped by spike strips.

Posted: Jul 12, 2019 6:07 PM
Updated: Jul 12, 2019 6:13 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A fugitive wanted in two states was arrested Friday afternoon after a car chase ended near a Walmart parking lot.

Springfield police say they attempted to stop Reginald Biggs, 25, after he made a U-turn and drove the wrong way on Main Street for four blocks.

After a pursuit, police eventually threw a spike strip and stopped Biggs at 28th and Olympic. Biggs ran away but was caught in a ditch nearby.

Police say Biggs is a fugitive with drug warrants from Florida and Missouri.

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