Man jailed after police chase

Posted: Monday, April 05, 2010

WASILLA - An Anchorage man was jailed after authorities say he attempted to run over a police officer during a chase.

Dennis Dix, 54, was arrested Saturday night.

Alaska State Troopers say Dix was involved in a two-vehicle collision at an intersection in Wasilla. When authorities arrived, he fled. During a pursuit, Dix allegedly tried to run over the officer.

Dix was arrested and taken to the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility. He is facing numerous charges, including driving under the influence, assault on a police officer and leaving the scene of an accident.

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