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KPD search for alleged car thief who led high speed chase

NICK SHEPHERD - NET News Service • Jul 23, 2013 at 2:20 PM

Kingsport police are looking for a man who ditched one car after a high speed chase, then stole another car from the parking lot of a local business.

Police are seeking Ralph Andrew McClellan, 32, 131 Georgia Private Drive, on two separate warrants. He is being charged with theft over $10,000, felony evading arrest, felony reckless endangerment, possession of stolen property, speeding, leaving the scene of an accident, driving on a revoked license and driving left of center.

The incident began in the early morning hours of July 22 when officers with the KPD were dispatched to the Model City Motel because a car was suspiciously circling the parking lot.

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