Man hits multiple police cars in chase through Defiance

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After a crash in front of the Defiance Police Department, a man then led police on a chase. 

The crash happened around 5:53 Saturday evening. Police tried to stop the driver, Cameron Butler, 34 of Defiance, but Butler continued to leave the crash scene. A police pursuit then ensued. 

During the chase, Butler hit multiple vehicles including several police cars and civilian vehicles. The pursuit came to an end on Carter Ave. between N. Clinton St. and Nicholas St.

Butler was then arrested and has been initially charged with Failing to Comply with the Lawful Order or Signal of a Police Officer, a 3rd degree felony. 

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