Mary Alice Reporting –

A trial date is scheduled in New Philadelphia Municipal Court related to a short pursuit and operating a vehicle while under the influence.

Ohio State highway Patrol Troopers with the New Philadelphia Post spotted Christopher Foraker, of East Sparta, driving on State Route 800, on July 19th, around 4:20am.

That roadway stretch is designated as a 55mph zone, but Foraker was checked at 93mph. He refused to pull over and a short pursuit took place before he wrecked into a guardrail near Zoar.

Impairment indicators were observed, and Foraker refused a field sobriety test and later a breath test.

He is charged with failure to comply, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, driving under suspension, OVI refusal, and operating a vehicle while under the influence.

His bench trial is sent for August 8th, at 2pm.

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