Officers say they tried stopping the car, which by then turned east on Main Avenue. A short time later, the driver went into oncoming lanes in an effort to get away from police. Police say the driver was able to get back into the correct lanes and continued into Fargo on Main Avenue.
Police called off the pursuit due to safety concerns, but a short time later the driver sideswiped five vehicles that were stopped at a red light at Main Avenue and 36th Street S.
Police say the driver, later identified as 23-year-old Trevor Love of West Fargo, tried running away but was quickly taken into custody.
Love was arrested for fleeing in a motor vehicle, reckless endangerment, hit and run, driving under suspension, fleeing on foot, possession of a concealed weapon and drug and paraphernalia possession.
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FARGO — A man is in custody after leading police on a high-speed car chase in Fargo and West Fargo on Thursday, May 30.
West Fargo police said the pursuit started after a failed traffic stop for reckless driving near West Fargo High School, 801 9th St. E.
The driver then drove into oncoming traffic to avoid officers, and a few blocks later the suspect went back into the correct lanes in Fargo on Main Avenue.
Police then stopped the chase for safety reasons until a bit later the vehicle was spotted after it sideswiped five vehicles at a red light at Main Avenue and 36th Street South in Fargo.
The driver then tried to make a U-turn at that intersection when he hit the back end of a truck and curb, disabling his vehicle at the intersection of Main Avenue and Interstate 29.
West Fargo police said they arrested Trevor Love, 23, after a high-speed chase that involved several vehicles being hit. Barry Amundson / The Forum
After a brief foot chase, Trevor Love, 23, of West Fargo was arrested and booked into Cass County Jail. Love was held in a police vehicle while officers searched the vehicle he had been driving, according to a Forum reporter who witnessed the incident.
According to a release, Love will face charges of fleeing in a motor vehicle, reckless endangerment, hit and run, driving under suspension, fleeing on foot, possession of a concealed weapon, and drug/drug paraphernalia possession.