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Police release video of Whitehouse high-speed chase

Marlin Welch (Source: Smith County jail records) Marlin Welch (Source: Smith County jail records)
WHITEHOUSE, TX (KLTV) -

Authorities have released the dashboard camera footage from Friday night’s high-speed chase in Whitehouse.

According to police, the high-speed chase began Friday night, after the driver, Marlin Welch, 63, of Brownsboro, failed to obey a traffic stop.

Police say the vehicle turned onto Hwy 135 and headed towards Jacksonville. Jacksonville police put down spike strips, but Welch maneuvered to avoid hitting the spikes directly.

Welch eventually pulled over and was taken into custody. He is currently in the Smith County Jail on a $3,000 bond.

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