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May 19, 2010

Maine police chase, save, and arrest man

All in a day's work: Foot pursuit, river rescue, make arrest, write report, answer (dumb) questions from local press

By Heather Steeves
Bangor Daily News

CUSHING, Maine — A 28-year-old Warren man was in jail Monday after allegedly crashing his car, running from police, wading into a river and then being dragged by the hair into a boat to save him from drowning.

Justin McLellan has been charged with operating while under the influence, failure to report an accident, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident and operating after suspension. He remained at the Knox County Jail on a probation hold after Sunday's incident.

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