Driver leads police on 120 mph chase

Jeffrey Bassett, 20, is charged with DUI after allegedly leading police on a 120 mph chase.

November 4, 2010 11:31:30 AM PDT
After finally pulling over, a man who led LaPorte County authorities on a high-speed chase asked officers for 'a break.'Jeffrey Bassett, 20, is charged with DUI, according to the Northwest Indiana Times. The newspaper reports a LaPorte County deputy clocked Bassett at 73 mph on Indiana 39 just after 2 a.m. Sunday. Bassett allegedly sped up instead of pulling over and led police on a 2-mile pursuit at 120 mph through Hanna, Ind.

He pulled over at U.S. 30 where he refused a breathalyzer test and told the deputy he didn't realize he was being followed and asked, "Can't you cut me a break?"


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