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Deputies: Pursuit leads to arrest on warrant, drug charges near Waldport

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A Portland man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and drug related charges after traffic stop lead to a pursuit near Waldport Wednesday.

A Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputy tried to pull over a white 2003 Cadillac for a minor traffic violation, when the car drove through Waldport on Highway 101 without stopping.

According to deputies, the car started going faster as it neared the city limits.

The deputy followed the vehicle for approximately three miles at highway speeds until the driver stopped and surrendered.

Deputies said the driver, identified as Zachary Perkins, 25, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant, one count of attempting to elude a police officer, and one count of unlawful possession of methamphetamine.

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