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A local resident who led police on a foot chase was drunk when he crashed a stolen SUV

Davenport, IA – According to the police report, his name is Jeremy Wallace Sr. and he now faces charges of first-degree theft, interference with official acts – firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession or carrying of dangerous weapons while under the influence and operating while under the influence – first offense.

This incident occurred on Sunday. Davenport police officers responded to the area of 800 Wilkes Avenue, Davenport, for a single-vehicle crash involving a 2020 Dodge Durango with no plates, an arrest affidavit says.

The 39-year-old man from Davenport, Jeremy Wallace Sr., who was driving the Durango, had slurred speech, unsteady balance and a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emanating from his person. He ran away and was caught two blocks away after a foot chase.

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