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Beaufort man leads police on car chase

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Blake Terrell was arrested early Friday. Blake Terrell was arrested early Friday.

A man was arrested early Friday morning by Beaufort police on several charges.

Terrell Blake was arrested on charges of suspicion of driving under the influence, failure to stop for blue lights, fleeing to evade and simple possession of marijuana after he led police on a short chase.

Police said Blake crashed his vehicle when he tried to turn at a high rate of speed. Blake then exited the vehicle and tried to run from police, at which time he was apprehended and arrested.

Blake was also wanted by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for outstanding warrants. Blake was transported to Beaufort Memorial hospital for possible minor injuries sustained in the crash, but was released and booked in a Beaufort County detention center.

Police said Blake's passenger, Elaine Blake, was also charged with simple possession of marijuana.

No officers were injured in the incident and charges are pending upon investigation.

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