Man arrested after NMSP says he ran from authorities in stolen SUV

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ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A Roswell man is accused of leading law enforcement on a chase in a stolen SUV with a teen inside. New Mexico State Police say 29-year-old Trevor Starkey fled from officers and Chaves County deputies this past Sunday.


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They say he nearly crashed into a deputy’s patrol vehicle at one point, drove over spike strips, and kept driving. Police say he even pointed a rifle at officers as he fled. Starkey eventually crashed. He was arrested and the 16-year-old passenger was put into CYFD custody.

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