Germaine Sharpe, 48, of Algonquin.

An Algonquin man was arrested after prosecutors say he led officers on a high-speed chase in DuPage County after finding out he was wanted early Saturday morning.

Germaine Sharpe, 48, of Algonquin, was charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding a peace officer and possession of a controlled substance.

A West Chicago police officer conducted a traffic stop around 1:03 a.m. Saturday on a vehicle driven by Sharpe.

The officer clocked Sharpe driving 62 mph in a 45 mph zone.

Prosecutors said the officer learned that Sharpe had an active failure to appear warrant out of Kane County.

Sharpe allegedly drove off from the traffic stop onto North Avenue.

Officers pursued Sharpe onto North Avenue and then onto St. Charles Road.

The pursuit came to an end after Sharpe struck a curb and damaged his vehicle, prosecutors said.

Prosecutors said Sharpe reached speeds of approximately 80 mph in a 35-mph zone during the pursuit.

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“Once again, a motorist who thought he could outrun the police now finds himself facing felony charges,” DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin said.

“In DuPage County, we will not sit idly by and allow irresponsible drivers to put innocent people at risk. This case again illustrates our unwavering commitment to removing dangerous drivers from our roads and holding them responsible for their alleged actions,” Berlin said.

Sharpe was found in possession of less than one gram of cocaine during his arrest.

“We take fleeing and eluding very seriously, and I thank the officers involved in this case for their efforts that resulted in the apprehension of the alleged offender,” West Chicago Chief of Police Colin Fleury said.

DuPage County Judge Angelo Kappas set bond at $150,000 bond during a bond hearing Sunday morning.

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Sharpe is scheduled to appear in court for an arraignment hearing on September 18.