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Man arrested after pursuit gets 120 days for meth possession

TYNDALL—A man involved in a Bon Homme County pursuit on April 15 has been sentenced to 120 days in jail for methamphetamine found in his vehicle.

Eurico Roubideaux, 18, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II on May 7, and the rest of the charges related to the incident were dismissed.

Roubideaux will serve his sentence in three 40-day increments beginning the day he was sentenced, Nov. 1 and April 1, 2020.

The chase after which Roubideaux and a juvenile were arrested began at about 10 p.m. on April 15, when a car driven by Roubideaux drove away quickly from a traffic stop in Springfield, reportedly traveling in the wrong lane of traffic at about 85 mph.

After the vehicle hit spike strips put out by the Avon Police Department, Roubideaux and the passenger got out and ran away, according to court documents. The incident ended when the two were apprehended around 3 a.m. on April 16, after law enforcement found the two sitting on a stack of hay bales, which they were initially said to have set on fire.

An AR rifle with the serial number filed off was allegedly found inside the car, as was a bag containing methamphetamine.

The state dropped charges of committing a felony while carrying a firearm, second-degree arson, grand theft, aggravated eluding, possession of a firearm by someone with a prior drug conviction, possession of a gun with an altered serial number and entering or refusing to leave property without notice, all of which had been filed in connection with the April incident.