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Lakeview Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

By: Harold Smith
Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013

A Lakeview, Arkansas man is arrested after leading law enforcement officers on a high speed chase through Baxter County Wednesday afternoon.

Sheriff John Montgomery reports 21 year old Jacob Caple was observed on Highway 178 near Lakeview at about 4 p.m., allegedly driving 112 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone.

Deputies couldn’t catch up to Caple, but he was taken into custody a short time later by Mountain Home Police at Baxter Regional Medical Center. Caple told officers he was on his way to the hospital to see a family member.

Caple was arrested for speeding, reckless driving, fleeing in a vehicle, no seat belt and possession of a controlled substance.

Bond was set at $3,500. Caple is scheduled to appear in court this afternoon.