High Speed Chases Leads to Arrest

A Salina man was arrested in Lincoln County after he lead law enforcement on a high speed chase reaching speeds of 130 MPH.

According to Salina Police Captain Captain Jim Feldman. on Wednesday at around 5:20 pm officers attempted to pull over 33-year-old Derick Bell, who driving a black Pontiac GTO in the 400 block of South College Avenue for not having his headlights on during rainy conditions, and having faulty tail lights.

Bell sped away, leading officers on a high speed chase through town and into the county, heading toward Lincoln County at speeds reaching up to 130 mph. 

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office also joined in the chase. The chase ended near Navajo Road and 250th Road in Lincoln County, where Bell was arrested.

Bell was charged with fleeing and eluding, interference, driving with a revoked license, being a habitual violator, and reckless driving. Additionally, a female passenger in the vehicle received a citation for allowing Bell to drive her vehicle.