DENVER (CBS4)– The man accused of leading police in Aurora on a chase that ended up with him ramming a patrol car appeared in a Denver courtroom.

Jeff Strouse is accused of trying to drive away from police in Aurora on Friday night and ramming a police cruiser in the process. That chase finally ended in Denver.

Police in Aurora stopped Strouse, 51, for a traffic violation near East Colfax Avenue and Yosemite Street but he took off.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

An officer later spotted the suspect vehicle in the 5100 block of North Havana Street.

Police tried cornering Strouse but he struck a patrol car to get away.

Authorities say officers then fired at the suspect who still managed to get away.

After a short chase police stopped the suspect at 56th Avenue and Tucson Street in Denver. He had minor injuries.

Strouse is facing numerous charges including vehicular eluding.


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