Would-be burglar leads Deputies on slow OJ Simpson style chase (BCSO)
Would-be burglar leads Deputies on slow OJ Simpson style chase (BCSO)
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A brief but bizarre chase in Benton County on Monday

Would-be burglar tries to break in...then what?

Mid-morning a landowner was working in their field on South Finley Road, when they saw a man attempting to break into their home. The homeowner confronted the suspect, at which time the man fled in the truck pictured in our story.

Armed with a description of the truck, Benton County Deputies quickly located the suspect, but he refused to pull over.  He led Deputies on a slow, "OJ Simpson-style" chase, several times he stopped and got out, taunting the officers to "shoot him."  They didn't.

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Finally, the truck was successfully stopped near Sloan Road and State Route 397, nearly four miles from where the original incident occurred.

The driver was apprehended without any further incident.

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