Medway man to get 10 years in high-speed chase | News

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Medway man to get 10 years in high-speed chase
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BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A Medway man who tried to run down an Orono police officer, then led police on a 15-mile, high-speed chase in January will get a 10-year prison sentence.

The Bangor Daily News reports that Lauren MacArthur pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges including two counts of assault on a police officer, reckless conduct, refusal to submit to arrest and criminal speeding. In exchange, prosecutors dropped a charge of aggravated attempted murder.

Police say the 27-year-old MacArthur tried to run down an Orono police sergeant directing traffic after a University of Maine hockey game, then led police on a chase through three towns that reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour.

He also faces federal charges in connection with two guns found abandoned near where his vehicle as eventually stopped.

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