Marlton Man Leads Officers On DWI Chase In Stolen Car
30-year-old Christopher Lentz of Mount Laurel was arrested by police officers on multiple charges on Friday afternoon after a brief car chase.
According to the Evesham Township Police Department, Lentz faced multiple charges including eluding the police officers, theft of a vehicle, theft of credit cards, resisting arrest and driving while intoxicated. He was also charged with other motor vehicle violations in connection to the incident.
The incident that took place on 19 December began as police officers spotted a vehicle traveling on Route 73 at around 3 pm. Police officers identified the vehicle as being reported stolen earlier that day.
A pursuit was started and the officers followed the vehicle into neighboring Mount Laurel. When the vehicle eventually pulled over in heavy traffic, the officers were able to apprehend the driver.
After a brief scuffle with the officers, the driver was identifies as Lentz.
He was places in Burlington County Jail on $525,000 bail.
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