Arrest made after high speed chase

POSTED: 4:25 PM Jan 30 2013   UPDATED: 11:06 AM Jan 22 2013
WASHINGTON CO., Va. -

Police arrest 18-year-old Colin Beecroft after a high speed chase.

Washington County, Virginia Sheriff Fred Newman says the chase started around 3:00 Sunday morning after a call about reckless driving in the Lowry Hills subdivision, near John Battle High School.

We’re told deputies chased the car onto Lee Highway and into Abingdon going about 75-miles an hour. 

Sheriff Newman says spike strips were used to stop the car.

Beecroft was arrested and we’re told he is facing charges for reckless driving and eluding police.