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Madera Police has busy DUI weekend

Early Saturday morning, Madera Police Department Corporal Jeremy Smith and Officer Ovedo attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a red Chevrolet Camaro near Lake and 5th streets when the driver fled at a high rate of speed. 

After a brief period, the pursuit was terminated due to the reckless driving by the suspect. A short time later, the vehicle was located near Cleveland and Nebraska avenues. 

A traffic stop was conducted, and the driver was contacted. During the contact, it was obvious the driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was identified as 24-year-old, Jefferey Cuevas. 



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