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Forger arrested after high speed chase

A South Dakota man faces a barrage of felony and misdemeanor charges after a high-speed chase near Moorcroft on Thursday, which led to the alleged discovery of controlled substances and forgery devices in his vehicle.

On February 17 at around 8 a.m., a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper responded to a vehicle pursuit near milepost 118 on I-90 eastbound. The trooper was in Moorcroft at the time the pursuit began and headed west to reach the location, looking for a bridge deck where he could set spikes for the fleeing vehicle.

Before he found one, the trooper reports seeing the emergency lights of t...

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