Des Moines man facing long list of charges after early morning chase

DES MOINES, Iowa- A Des Moines man's facing charges after an early morning chase. The Iowa State Patrol says a Trooper tried to pull over 63-year-old Ricky Roberts on I-80/35 around 2:30 this (Wednesday) morning, because of an expired vehicle registration and suspended license.

The Patrol says Roberts refused to pull over, and started tossing marijuana and an open container of alcohol from his window.

The chase traveled onto I-235 at 83-miles per hour, Roberts got off at Euclid Avenue, and pulled over...and was taken into custody.

Roberts is charged with eluding, OWI, carrying weapons, marijuana possession, open container, littering, driving under suspension, and no proof of financial liability.

Roberts also faces several traffic citations, and several other traffic violations.

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