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Calif. man arrested following incident in Williston

WILLISTON — Flavio Juarez Velazquez, 21, Lynwood, Calif., was arrested for fleeing a police officer, DUI and traffic citations for speeding and disregarding a stop sign following an incident in Williston on Sunday.
According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, a trooper in the city of Williston attempted to stop a Chevrolet Tahoe for speeding and a stop sign violation at about 3 a.m. on Sunday, but the vehicle fled from the trooper on 26th Street W. The trooper did not pursue the vehicle. The trooper found the vehicle crashed in a ditch a short time later. Velazquez was the driver of the vehicle. The case is being forward to the Williams County States Attorney for formal charges.