State Police Chase Levittown Man on Rt 13 who ‘Panicked’
A Levittown man with an admitted conviction record of robbery and DUI led state police on a chase throughout the area earlier this month ending with his vehicle crashing into a parked vehicle and the suspect needing to be tased twice prior to being taken into custody.
Arthur Dubs, 46 has been charged with a total of 22 offenses, including felony eluding of a law enforcement for the chase involving state police just after midnight on May 3.
According to the criminal complaint filed by state police in Middletown Township District Court, Dubs was observed traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of Route 13 and Edgely Road with his rear tail lights out on his red Ford Focus.
State Police followed Dubs northbound on Rt 13 for about 1.5 miles as the he traveled the state highway at speeds racing past 100 M.P.H in the 50 mile per hour zone, the criminal complaint says, discovering the vehicles registration had expired.
The State Trooper engaged his emergency lights and sirens pursuing Dubs on the state highway, continuing in a northerly direction at high speed, court documents show with the suspect now attempting to elude police pursuit by weaving in-and-out of traffic. State police said the suspect crossed over into opposite lane traffic a number of times endangering one motorist, according to court documents.
The high speed chase continued through the area with the suspect making a left hand turn onto Mill Creek Parkway subsequently entering a residential area clocked at speeds of 60 M.P.H., making a number of “dangerous maneuvers,” the criminal complaint alleges.
State Police said Dubs made a right handed turn in the area of Birch Drive, leaving the roadway with the vehicle careening onto the sidewalk through residential lawns coming to stop when crashing into the front fascia of the residence and then slamming into a vehicle parked in the driveway finally coming to a full stop.
Dubs, according to police, exited the crashed Ford, started walking towards the State Trooper , who demanded he get on the ground multiple times, failing to heed the warning, Dobs was tased. The Trooper Dubs to turn on his stomach and show his hand, which he did not comply with which leading to being tased for a second time.
According to Court Records, Dubs told authorities that he was on “federal and state probation for committing robberies and prior drug offenses.” The suspect, according to police, admitted to being intoxicated, explaining he ‘panicked’ when he saw the emergency lights from the state police vehicle activated.
State Troopers additionally confirmed with Penn DOT Dubs drivers license was suspended.
Dubs is charged with felony eluding, resisting arrest, reckless endangerment, DUI and related offenses.
Dubs was sent to Bucks County Correctional Facility in lieu of 10 percent of $100,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing on June 25.