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Higgins given 3 years for variety of charges
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A man who sent authorities on a wild goose chase for a dead body after leading them on a high-speed chase has been sent to prison for three years.The defendant, Christopher Steven Higgins, 34, has entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to charges of assault, evading arrest, and filing a false report. He must also serve the balance of a former sentence on his prior conviction for delivery of drugs. His probation violation will be served in addition to his three-year term.Higgins was charged after a series of events which began when he showed up with his girlfriend at her ex-boyfriend’s house and a fight erupted.