Fort Wainwright man charged with felony eluding after high-speed pursuit through Fairbanks

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — A Fort Wainwright man is facing multiple charges including felony eluding, DUI, and reckless endangerment after taking Troopers on a high-speed pursuit through Fairbanks, reaching speeds of up to 100 miles per hour with four juveniles in the vehicle early Saturday morning.

According to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch, the chase started when troopers tried to pull over a gold Lexus for speeding shortly before 1:30 Saturday morning.

The driver failed to pull over, leading troopers on a chase around Fairbanks exceeding 100 miles per hour at times.

Troopers say Fairbanks Police and UAF Police assisted in the pursuit.

The vehicle was disabled after driving over a curb into an empty parking lot, hitting another curb in the process, effectively ending the chase.

Troopers arrested the driver, identified as 20-year-old Joshua Gall of Fort Wainwright, and charged him with felony eluding, DUI, and four counts of reckless endangerment — one for each of the four juveniles in the vehicle during the chase.

The four juveniles were cited for minors consuming alcohol and released to their parents.

Gall was taken to Fairbanks Correctional Center and held without bail pending his arraignment.

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