Car chase leads to drug charges

Local News

An Erie man faces drug and a laundry list of other charges after fleeing from police.

Police say 23-year-old Marquan Tate sent them on a high speed chase early Thursday morning.

Tate reached speeds of 90 miles an hour, ran stop signs and then when he was stopped, had to be physically removed from the vehicle, according to police.

Tate faces numerous drug charges after police found six grams of cocaine in his vehicle.

He is also charged with a handful of charges related to the high speed chase including resisting arrest.

Tate sits in Erie County Prison on $50 thousand bond.

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