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Police chase ends after driver strikes tree

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A man lead police on a short chase after refusing a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. 

According to Waverly Police, an officer attempted to stop Nicholas J. Schwartz, 28, of Iowa Falls on 10th Street for speeding. Schwartz refused to stop and led the Waverly Officer on a short pursuit until it entered a private drive and struck a tree at approximately 1:07 a.m. 

Schwartz was arrested for Eluding and Carrying Weapons. He was also cited for Driving with a Suspended License and Speeding. Schwartz was booked into the Bremer County Jail. 

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