Suspect in highway chase released on own recognizance

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The man accused of leading deputies on a dramatic highway chase Monday will not be held until trial. Roel Lahi, 25, is accused of shooting a fellow driver near Zuni, then leading deputies on a 150-mile chase to Albuquerque.ย 

Deputies were eventually able to disable his vehicle near I-40 and Atrisco Vista with a spike strip.

Thursday morning, however, Judge Neil Candelaria released him on his own recognizance citing a lack of prior criminal history.

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