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Man arrested after pursuit with Pinal County deputies near US 60 and Ironwood Drive

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Posted at 5:18 PM, Feb 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-07 19:39:15-05

APACHE JUNCTION, AZ — A man was arrested Sunday after leading Pinal County Sheriff deputies in a short pursuit and crashing into a concrete wash near Apache Junction.

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office said deputies were helping Florence police locate a possible DUI/stolen vehicle suspect near US 60 and Ironwood Drive.

Sheriff officials said the man fled once he was found leading to a brief pursuit that ended with authorities disabling his vehicle. This caused the man's vehicle to crash into a concrete wash.

The man was arrested and turned back over to Florence police as he awaits charges.