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34-year-old Raymond Ellis, Jr. of Skowhegan is accused of crashing into into multiple police cruisers during a chase in Skowhegan.

As part of an ongoing drug investigation, police yesterday, Nov. 8, attempted to search Ellis at Laney’s Pit Stop on Waterville Road. He reportedly refused to cooperate and took off in a Dodge Ram truck and a chance ensued through the downtown.

During the chase, Ellis allegedly hit 2 Somerset County Sheriff’s Office cruisers and a Skowhegan Police Department cruiser. Three civilian vehicles were also damaged.

According to WGME, Ellis has previous felony convictions for stealing a firearm from a licensed dealer, burglary, and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

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