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      Man arrested after police pursuit and standoff

      A 43-year-old Cedar Lake, Indiana man was arrested after a police chase and standoff Wednesday in Iron County.

      According to the Iron County Sheriff's Department, Howard Charles Adkins was taken into custody after he allegedly stole a vehicle from a residence on Camp 5 Road in Mastodon Township.

      Police report that while responding to the scene of a stolen vehicle, they came across Adkins and a short police pursuit followed. Adkins was taken into custody without altercation after a short stand-off.

      Adkins is facing a charge of unlawful driving away of an automobile. His bond was set at $2,500.

      The sheriff's department also reported finding a Jeep registered to Adkins stuck on the snowmobiler trail south of Johanson Road in Crystal Falls Township.

      This incident is still under investigation.

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