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Local resident was held in Scott County Jail after police say he led an Iowa State Trooper on a high-speed chase before hitting a patrol car

Davenport, IA – According to the police officials, his name is Homer Christner and he faces felony charges of second-degree criminal mischief and eluding, along with misdemeanor charges of two counts of driving while barred, two counts of interference with official acts – bodily injury, having no insurance, OWI – second offense, striking an unattended vehicle, having no insurance and having no registration.

When the trooper tried to pull over the suspect, he fled the area with speeds upwards of 90 mph in a 65 mph zone.

Officers had to use “intentional contact” to stop Christner, whose truck spun afterward. He has no insurance, and his driver’s-license status is “barred – habitual offender” as of June 13, 2018 until June 11, 2021.

The cost of damage to the patrol car is more than $1,500 to repair.

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