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Man arrested after leading authorities on chase

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Achilles Demichael Johnson, 29. (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail) Achilles Demichael Johnson, 29. (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail)

Evansville police arrested a man they say led them on a chase by car and then on foot. 

29-year-old Achilles Demichael Johnson has been charged with resisting law enforcement and reckless driving.

Police say the pursuit started Saturday afternoon after an officer saw Johnson run a red light at Vann and Washington Avenues and then failed to pull over.
 
Authorities say Johnson was driving about 20 miles over the speed limit at times, and more than once, drove toward marked police cars like he was going to hit them.
 
Eventually, police say Johnson got out of his car near Grand and Kentucky Avenues and ran.
     
According to police reports, two customers at the gas station at Walnut and Kentucky ended up chasing Johnson into the street and tackling him.

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