High speed chase ends with arrest at gunpoint in Eagle

15th August, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — A man rolling through Eagle County at more than 100 mph was arrested Friday when he didn’t stop with Eagle County Sheriff’s deputies chasing him, police said.Eagle County Sheriff’s Deputy Jake Best was on Interstate 70 doing traffic patrol when Edward Tarpey, 25, sped by traveling at more than 100 mph headed west, Best said.Shortly before that, local law enforcement had been notified that a suspect in a homicide might be rolling through Eagle County, said Jessie Mosher, public information officer with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.Tarpey told deputies he was heading home to be with his family …

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