FAIRBANKS (AP) -- A Fairbanks man had an apparent change of heart Friday night, ending a pursuit by turning himself in at the Fairbanks headquarters of the Alaska State Troopers.
Troopers say they tried to make a stop on a Toyota Camry late Friday night but the driver refused to stop. Troopers quickly called off the chase for safety reasons.
But the troopers and Fairbanks police then kept the car under surveillance. They laid spike strips on the Steese Expressway, but the driver evaded the spikes and continued into Fairbanks going roughly the speed limit, according to troopers.
The man, identified as Isaac Reed, 22, continued through Fairbanks. Then he turned into the lot for the troopers' headquarters and turned himself in.
According to troopers, the Camry had been stolen shortly before the chase began.
Reed was arrested on charges of vehicle theft, a felony charge of eluding police, misconduct involving a controlled substance and violating probation. Reed had an outstanding $5,000 warrant for an earlier probation violation, according to authorities.
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