Update: One in custody following high speed chase and wreck May 16


Miguel Ugalde-Araiza was arrested at the end of this chase and is currently incarcerated in the Walton County Detention Center charged with theft by receiving stolen property, obstruction of an officer, fleeing to elude, reckless driving and for a probation violation.

Initial Story

Highway 138 will be shut down for an extended period according to WCSO

A lengthy chase of an alleged stolen vehicle after an attempted traffic stop on Highway 78 ended Thursday afternoon when the vehicle struck another vehicle on Highway 138 at Pirkle Drive, according to Maj. Scott Whisnant with Walton County Sheriff’s office.

Whisenant said that Highway 138 will be shut down for an extended period. There were only very minor injuries.

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