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High-speed chase results in multiple charges for Woodside
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A local man has been charged with leading lawmen on a chase through three counties, fleeing across a creek at one point during the getaway.The suspect, Robert A. Woodside, will face hearing April 26 before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke on charges of evading arrest, reckless endangerment, speeding at 107 mph, four counts of running a stop sign, reckless driving, second-offense driving on a revoked license, and violation of the habitual traffic offender status. He will also face a hearing in Circuit Court where he his attendance in the Drug Court program could be terminated. A special judge will be appointed to hear his violation since Judge Bart Stanley is a member of the Drug Court from which Woodside could face expulsion.His charges come after authorities in Warren County fell in behind Woodside, who was reportedly driving erratically on Finger Bluff Road.“He was speeding on a back road and traveling in a manner that endangered other traffic,” said Highway Patrolman Gary Myers in his citations against Woodside.

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