Chest Township, PA – One man is facing charges for a 10-mile high-speed chase in Clearfield County.

49-year-old Charles Strohmeyer allegedly sped away when police tried to pull him over for a traffic violation around 8:30 Saturday night along State Route 36 in Chest Township.

After about 10 miles of a high-speed pursuit, police were able to stop Strohmeyer’s vehicle.

Strohmeyer was taken into custody and is currently lodged in the Clearfield County Jail, awaiting his preliminary hearing.

Strohmeyer has been in and out of prison for the past two decades on a variety of charges, including drugs, DUI, harassment, vandalizing an educational building, and mishandling fireworks.

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