Anchorage man arrested on federal warrants after high-speed chase through Wasilla

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — An Anchorage man was arrested on federal no-bail warrants after leading Alaska State Troopers and Wasilla Police on a high-speed chase at speeds over 115 miles per hour through Wasilla Monday night.

Troopers say the chase began when AST officers attempted to stop 37-year-old Nathan Michael Klinger as he was leaving Mat-Su Regional Hospital.

Klinger, who was known by police to have outstanding federal no-bail warrants for being a felon in possession of a firearm and drug distribution, initially stopped for officers before speeding away.

AST says Klinger led Troopers and Wasilla Police Department officers on a 14-minute chase, exceeding speeds of 115 miles per hour through Wasilla and Knik Goose Bay Road.

Troopers eventually stopped Klinger's vehicle with a Precision Immobilization Technique or PIT maneuver in what AST described as a "more rural neighborhood."

After a brief foot chase, Troopers arrested Klinger on the federal warrants.

He faces new felony charges related to the pursuit. AST says additional charges are expected as the investigation develops.