Man accused of trying to set girlfriend's car on fire

Posted by Iva Radman – email

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - Spotsylvania Police make an arrest after a man tries to set his girlfriend's car on fire.

Police say 28-year-old Thurman Spears poured gas all over the car, but instead of lighting a match he stole the car, and led police on a high speed chase.

Officers say speeds were so excessive, they let Spears go. Eventually though, he was captured back at his girlfriend's house.

Police arrested him after a brief standoff. He now faces several charges.   

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