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Chase reaches 110 mph

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Marion County Sheriff's reports

An attempt at a routine traffic stop turned into a 110 mph chase on Oct. 24 and resulted in multiple charges against the alleged driver.
Eric Danzell Humbert Jr. of 107th Place, Dunnellon, faces charges of possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, felony fleeing and eluding, resisting without violence and no valid driver’s license.
According to the report, a deputy on patrol on West State Road 40 spotted a car straddling the yellow line. When he got behind the car it switched lanes and the deputy turned on his emergency lights. Instead of stopping, the driver sped up.
At the intersection of State 40 and U.S. 41, the suspect vehicle ran over some stop sticks that had been placed by another deputy. Both left tires went flat, but he kept going on U.S. 41, got to the Chatmire area and fled on foot.
A K-9 unit helped track him, and Humbert was arrested an charged.
Marijuana was found in the vehicle.
According to jail records, the 20-year-old Humbert Jr. had been arrested earlier this month on similar fleeing and no driver’s license charges. He also had the same charges in November 2009.
He also faced cocaine charges in March of 2009.
A Northeast Ocala man was accused of retail grand theft after an incident at Beall’s.
David Allan Parsley, 47, of Northeast 13th Avenue, was accused of taking 18 belts, tying them around himself under his shirt and trying to leave with them.
He was spotted by a loss prevention officer and detained until a deputy arrived.
The belts had a total value of $464.