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Man faces multiple charges after crash

Apr 19, 2013 -- 3:10pm


A Cape Girardeau man is in custody on multiple charges after a traffic crash.  Cape Girardeau police arrested 18-year-old Ombreis Watson Tuesday evening after he fled the scene of a crash Monday.  Police noticed the subject driving erratically in a gray Ford Crown Victoria and signaled for him to pull over.  Watson tried to flee but collided with two vehicles near the intersection of Independence Street and Rodney Drive.  Watson and another subject jumped out of the vehicle and fled on foot.  Police recognized Watson, and he was arrested around 5 p.m. Tuesday.  No one was injured in the crash, but dog from the suspects car was taken to the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri.

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