ST. JOSEPH — An Illinois man was taken to the Berrien County Jail on Tuesday after leading police on a wild chase from New Buffalo to St. Joseph.

Berrien County Undersheriff Chuck Heit said Darrien Amar Conner, 21, was arrested on charges of fleeing and eluding police, carrying a concealed weapon, resisting and obstructing police, felony firearms, no valid operator’s license, improper registration and being a fugitive wanted on a warrant from Cook County, Ill.

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