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Berks man charged with leading police on chase

Published On: Oct 31 2013 05:34:44 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2013 07:35:37 PM EDT

Man charged with leading police on chase


A man from Bernville is accused of leading police on a chase in Schuylkill County.

Jason Brown, 32, has been charged with a series of drug and traffic violations.

Brown was driving a stolen Jeep Grand Cherokee in Pine Grove Township, and when police tried to pull him over, he took off, state police said.

They said the chase ended when the SUV collided with another vehicle.

According to police, Brown had crystal meth in his pocket.