$500,000 Bail Set for Chronic Offender



$500,000 bail has been set for a Klamath Falls man who led police on a chase through town Wednesday. Daniel Clayton Jr. was arrested after police tried to stop him for suspended driving but he tore through traffic for nearly two miles before crashing into a street sign on Shasta Way Deputies found meth and cash in the car.

Clayton is charged with attempt to elude in a vehicle, attempt to elude on foot, possession of methamphetamine, delivery of methamphetamine, deckles driving, reckless endangering and hit-and-run.  His next scheduled court date is February 15. 

Prosecutors say Clayton has a history of nearly 50 arrests with previous charges including  robbery, assault, theft, vandalism, drug possession, DUII and harassment.