Man arrested for leading police on chase in stolen car

Car chase ends when driver hit a pole on Meridian Street and Mountainview Drive.
Car chase ends when driver hit a pole on Meridian Street and Mountainview Drive.
Omarcus Demon Matthews was arrested after leading officers on a chase.
Omarcus Demon Matthews was arrested after leading officers on a chase.

A man is in custody after leading police on a brief chase in Huntsville Monday night.

Officers said it started when they noticed the driver, Omarcus Demon Matthews, in a stolen car.

They tried to stop him on Monroe Street, but the car sped off.

After a short chase, the Matthews control and hit a pole on Meridian Street and Mountainview Drive.

He did not appear to have serious injuries.

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