By WVUA 23 Web Writer Bryant Horn

A high-speed chase that ended inside a Walmart over the weekend led to plenty of bystanders and an arrest.

Steven Dawson, 52, was arrested Saturday night after the chase that ended inside the Walmart off Skyland Boulevard.

Dawson fled his vehicle after he crashed into a concrete barrier in front of Walmart and ran inside the store, where he was arrested by the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force. The chase started in Lakeview with an attempted routine traffic stop by Lakeview Police. Dawson refused to stop and was chased from Lakeview to Tuscaloosa.

Dawson was charged with trafficking methamphetamine, reckless endangerment, attempting to elude, failure to affix tax stamp, and giving a false address. His bond at Tuscaloosa County Jail sits at $1.5 million.

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