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Police chase ends in OWI arrest on UW campus

MADISON (WKOW) - Around 2:00 a.m. Saturday police observed a vehicle recklessly driving on the UW campus and an attempted vehicle stop led to a race down Langdon Street.

The driver, 20-year-old Spencer Eckstein bailed out of his car and attempted to flee.

Eckstein resisted arrest from officers. This is his 2nd OWI arrest.

A crowd of 15 to 20 people formed around officers during the arrest. The crowd refused to back away.

The crowd did not allow officers to move easily through in order to arrest the suspect. Eckstein was taken into custody.

The suspect and officers were not injured during the incident.

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