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California Man Arrested After He Allegedly Led Deputies On High-Speed Chase

Police lightbar chaseCarnes, Iowa — A California man was arrested on Sunday (4/21) near Alton after he allegedly led deputies on a high-speed chase.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 9:15 PM, they arrested 35-year-old Alex Dzhuga of Camarillo, California.

Dzhuga was observed traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Highway 60 near Hospers. Dzhuga led deputies on a pursuit before being forced to stop by the Iowa State Patrol on Highway 60, five miles southwest of Orange City.Dzhuga

Dzhuga was charged with attempting to elude law enforcement, reckless driving and speeding.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.

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