Paullina Police Department

PAULLINA—A 28-year-old Paullina man faces numerous charges after he twice led authorities on a short vehicle chase Saturday night, May 1.

The arrest of Alex Zamorra Delashmutt stemmed from an attempted stop of a 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 near the intersection of Highway 10 and Willow Street in Paullina about 11:10 p.m., according to the Paullina Police Department.

Delashmutt did not stop and eluded the police by reaching speeds up to 95 mph, according to the incident report.

He was spotted attempting to return to his residence about 10 minutes after authorities lost contact with him.

Delashmutt again failed to stop for authorities and this time reached speeds topping 80 mph before he was caught, according to the incident report.

He failed preliminary sobriety tests.

Delashmutt was charged with two counts of eluding resulting in injury or while operating while under the influence, in possession of drugs or participating in a felony; second-offense operating while under the influence; driving while his license was denied, suspended, canceled or revoked; driving while barred; reckless driving; failure to obey a stop sign and yield the right of way; three counts of speeding; and violation of conditions of a restricted license.